Cops uncover 8 guns and over $30K worth of drugs in a south Queens home

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This guy was packing some serious heat, and then some.

Springfield Gardens man was arrested after cops raided his home on Wednesday and found a number of semi-automatic weapons and thousands of dollars worth of drugs.

Following an ongoing investigation, police obtained a search warrant for the home of 39-year-old Vladimir Ulysse, located on 143rd Road near  179-26 143rd Rd. At 5:30 a.m. on Jan. 10, the warrant was executed by members of the NYPD.

During the search, officers found that Ulysse was in possession of the following firearms:

  • .45 caliber Hi-Point Semiautomatic firearm
  • .40 caliber Smith & Wesson Semiautomatic firearm

  • .357 caliber Dan Wesson Revolver

  • .40 caliber Glock Semiautomatic firearm

  • .40 caliber Springfield Armory Semiautomatic firearm

  • .22 caliber Semiautomatic defaced firearm

  • .25 caliber Taurus USA Semiautomatic firearm

  • 9MM Beretta Semiautomatic defaced firearm

Police also found 14 pounds of marijuana, which has an estimated value of $30,000, 33 grams of Ecstasy, 11 grams of crack, $6,102 in cash and a scale.

Ulysse was arrested and charged with 11 counts of criminal possession of a weapon, two counts of use of drug paraphernalia, one count of criminal possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell, one count of criminal possession of a controlled substance and one count of criminal possession of marijuana.

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