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Lorain father and son arrested in drug raids

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    Cash, weapons and suspected drugs were taken from a pair of homes in Lorain on Monday.


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    Terry Johnson, left and Dameon Robertson, right, were arrested Monday in Lorain and face multiple charges.



LORAIN – Police arrested a Lorain father and son in connection with a drug trafficking operation Monday morning.

Lorain Police SWAT and the Elyria Special Response Team raided the homes of Dameon “Gorilla” Robertson, 44, of 1330 8th Street and his father, Terry Johnson, 63, of 1054 W. 22nd Street at 7 a.m. Labor Day. Authorities found 12 grams of suspected heroin and fentanyl, 130 grams of suspected cocaine, 134 grams of suspected marijuana, 158 doses of what appears to be Xanax and 136 doses of what appears to be oxycodone.

Police also found multiple weapons, including an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle and four handguns, as well as a 2007 Dodge Nitro and $9,000 in cash. One of the handguns was reported stolen through the Lorain Police department.

The drugs, weapons and property confiscated are valued at about $49,100.

Robertson faces charges of possession of Xanax, oxycodone, drug paraphernalia and receiving stolen property. He also faces charges of possession of heroin and cocaine, trafficking heroin and having weapons under disability.

Johnson faces charges of possession of cocaine, drug paraphernalia, marijuana and having weapons under disability.

The two are already scheduled for a pretrial Aug. 8 at the Lorain County Common Pleas Court for felony charges of trafficking drugs in a government facility, three counts of possession of drugs, according to the Lorain County Courts docket.

The two are being held at the Lorain City jail without bond until their arraignment today.

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