One arrested in drug bust at Newport News home

Posted at 5:00 PM, May 27, 2015
and last updated 2015-05-27 17:00:04-04

Newport News, Va. – A 25-year-old Newport News man was arrested Wednesday after police discovered drugs, guns and money inside a home.

Officers were in the 400 block of Brentwood Drive on an unrelated matter when they detected the odor of marijuana coming from 410 Brentwood Drive.

Marcus Anthony Davis

Marcus Anthony Davis

A search warrant was obtained and during the search officers discovered a significant amount of marijuana with a street value of between $3,000 to $6,000, three handguns, two rifles and a significant amount of cash.

It was discovered that one of the rifles had been reported stolen from Norfolk.

Marcus Anthony Davis, 25, was arrested and charged with five counts of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and one count each of possessing a stolen firearm and possession with intent to distribute marijuana.

Davis was placed in the custody of the Newport News City Jail.