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ATLANTIC CITY — A city man was arrested Tuesday after police found multiple weapons, drugs and drug paraphernalia in a storage unit he owned, police said.

On Tuesday, detectives from the Atlantic City Police Department's Special Investigations Section executed a search warrant of a storage unit at Clayton's Self Storage on Route 30. According to police, the investigation was led by Det. Darrin Lorady, a member of the FBI Safe Streets Task Force.

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Police said authorities found four handguns, hollow-point bullets, a large quantity of the prescription pill Xanax and narcotic paraphernalia including scales and packing materials.

The owner of the storage unit, Richard Cobbs, 36, of Atlantic City was arrested and charged with four counts of unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of a defaced firearm, possession of hollow point ammunition, certain person not to possess a weapon and multiple drug charges including possession of a controlled dangerous substance, possession with intent to distribute and possession of CDS paraphernalia.

Cobbs is currently being held in the Atlantic County Justice Facility in Mays Landing.

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Joined the Press in November 2016. Graduate of Quinnipiac University. Previously worked as a freelance reporter in suburban Philadelphia and news/talk radio producer.

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