Drugs, Guns And Cash Seized From Vacant House

Marion County Sheriff’s deputies were asked to investigate what was supposed to be a vacant house on Albus Road Southeast near Aumsville.

Deputies arrived on scene and saw a male standing in the driveway near a vehicle. While speaking with the male, he reached towards his waistband and was quickly detained. During a pat down of the subject deputies found two loaded firearms and ammunition.

Deputies searched the vehicle and discovered three pounds of methamphetamine and another firearm.  The male was identified as 35-year-old Gerardo Figueroa. Figueroa told deputies that more people were still in the house with drugs and guns. He was arrested and booked into the Marion County Jail on charges of Delivery of Methamphetamine, Trespass II, and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm.

Deputies obtained a search warrant for the home and took the following individuals into custody without incident:

21-year-old Emily Bensing, Cited and Released for Criminal Trespass I

27-year-old Stephanie Carr, Cited and Released for Criminal Trespass I

51-year-old Jorge Delfin was arrested and booked into the Marion County Jail on charges of Unlawful Delivery of Methamphetamine, Criminal Trespass II, and Felon in Possession of a Firearm.

29-year-old Thomas Smiley, Cited and Released for Criminal Trespass I

36-year-old Justin King arrested and booked into the Marion County Jail on an outstanding warrant.

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