Hundreds of firearms seized in Butler County

Alexey Gibson, Hamilton County Sheriff's Office.

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Alexey Gibson, Hamilton County Sheriff's Office.

Cincinnati police, with assistance from the Butler County Sheriff’s Office B.U.R.N. task force, netted an arrest and hundreds of firearms.

On Feb. 1, Cincinnati police arrested Alexey Gibson, 30, at 205 W. McMillan Ave., Cincinnati, for drug trafficking, CCW and improper transport of firearms in vehicle, according to a media release.

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The Ohio State Highway Patrol also assisted.

A search of Gibson's Toyota Camry turned up 10 firearms, 100 grams of cocaine prepared for distribution, five pounds marijuana, digital scales and $30,000 cash, according to Cincinnati police.

A search warrant was executed in Butler County and recovered another 100 firearms, ammunition and ballistic vests, Cincinnati police said.

Gibson is being housed in Hamilton County Justice Center on $650,000 cash bond.

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