Guns, drugs seized in Lancaster arrests

Ryan Mahler, Johan Parra, William Anthony Clark, Elliot Ramos and Robert Lee Parker
Ryan Mahler, Johan Parra, William Anthony Clark, Elliot Ramos and Robert Lee Parker

LANCASTER, Pa. (WHTM) – Six young men were arrested after police said they seized guns and illegal drugs from a Lancaster home.

Authorities said they found three handguns, an AK-47 semiautomatic rifle, and suspected heroin, crack and marijuana inside the home at 353 Hand Avenue.

Officers had responded to the home around 12:43 a.m. Tuesday after witnessed reported multiple gunshots and several people running from the area. The officers found fresh bullet holes in the front and side exterior, and several firearms and illegal drugs were in plain view when they entered the home, according to a police news release.

Six occupants of the home were taken into custody and a search warrant was obtained.

Police identified those arrested as Ryan Mahler, 22; Johan Parra, 23; William Anthony Clark, 21; Elliot Ramos, 18; Robert Lee Parker, 22; and a 17-year-old male.

Mahler, Parra, and Clark were each charged with persons not to possess firearms, possession with the intent to deliver heroin, possession of controlled substance, possession of a small amount of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Ramos and Parker were charged with possession with the intent to deliver heroin, possession of controlled substance, possession of a small amount of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

The juvenile was charged with possession of firearm by a minor, possession with the intent to deliver heroin, possession of controlled substance, possession of a small amount of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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