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Man, 28, arrested in Hyde Park after Boston police execute search warrants and find cocaine, cash, gun

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Edwin Dume, 28, was arrested at his Hyde Park home after Boston police executed search warrants and found cocaine, cash, and a gun, Boston police said.

Boston police arrested a 28-year-old man after officers executed search warrants at his home in Hyde Park Thursday morning and found cocaine, cash, and a gun, Boston police said.

Edwin Dume of Hyde Park was arrested around 9:35 a.m. at his Austin Street home, police said in a statement. The search warrants were connected to a drug investigation.

“The officers simultaneously executed search warrants for both the suspect and his residence which led to the recovery of 5 small plastic bags of crack cocaine from the suspect along with a loaded .22 Ruger handgun, $870.00 in U.S. Currency, 2 digital scales, plastic baggies and other drug paraphernalia from inside his apartment,” the statement said.

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Dume was arrested without incident, police said. He was to be arraigned in the West Roxbury Division of Boston Municipal Court on charges of unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition, possession of a large-capacity feeding device, and possession with intent to distribute Class B drugs.

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