Police seize heroin, stolen guns, dog from Harrisburg home

Brandy Hernandez (Harrisburg Bureau of Police)

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – Harrisburg police have announced the seizure of drugs, guns and paraphernalia from a city residence as part of an investigation associated with dog fighting.

A search warrant was served March 30 around 6:30 a.m. at a residence in the 400 block of South 14th Street. The warrant was executed for the arrest of several people and was also used to search for items related to a dog fighting case, including syringes and steroids.

According to police, the following items were recovered in the residence:

  • shotgun shells
  • 1 ballistic vest
  • $3,371 cash
  • a dog named Menace
  • 1 revolver
  • 1 box of .22 caliber rounds
  • 1 handgun that was reported stolen to the Carlisle Police Department
  • 1 handgun that was reported stolen to the Camp Hill Police Department
  • 6 grams of marijuana
  • 599 bags of heroin
  • 36 tramadol pills
  • 2 boxes with unused heroin bags
  • 3 bags with 1.5 grams of fentanyl
  • packaging material
  • paraphernalia

Police identified one suspect as 27-year-old Brandy Lee Hernandez, a resident of the home where the warrant was executed.

Charges were filed for heroin possession, possession of drug paraphernalia and prohibited firearm possession.

Dauphin County Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $2,000 for information about Hernandez. Tips can be submitted online or by calling Dauphin County Dispatch at 717-558-6900.

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