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November 15, 2013

Police: Men had heroin, guns|

Two Utica men were arrested Thursday morning on possession of heroin charges after a report of suspicious activity in the Gilbert Street area, Oneonta police said.

Upon investigation and a traffic stop, police arrested Jahari Dejaun Brown, 29, and Davon Sanders, 22, on charges of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a Class B felony. They were in possession of 25 bags of heroin with a street value of $500, police said.

In the course of the investigation, a handgun and a sawed-off shotgun were found.

The investigation is continuing and other charges and suspects were possible, police said. Both were being held Thursday evening by Oneonta police pending a court hearing.

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