Raleigh police charge convict with having six guns illegally and drugs

From staff reportsDecember 28, 2012 

— Police early Friday charged a convicted robber with illegally having two shotguns and four handguns when they went to his home to arrest him on numerous drug charges.

Michael Gordon Elliott, 59, was arrested at about 1 a.m. Friday at 314 N. Fisher St.

There, police said in an arrest warrant, they found Winchester and Mossberg 12-gauge shotguns and 9 mm, .45-caliber. .32-caliber and .40-caliber pistols.

Warrants also accused Elliott of possession with intent to sell or distribute 9 grams of cocaine, 95 grams of marijuana and an unspecified amount of benzylpiperazine.

The was accused of trafficking in oxycodone because he had 52 doses of that drug, police wrote.

In addition, he was charged with maintaining the house at 314 N. Fisher St. as a place to keep or deal drugs.

The weapons-possession counts stem from his 1987 conviction for a 1985 robbery, police stated.

Felons are not allowed to have firearms.

Magistrates set Elliott’s bond at $251,000 on all the charges.

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