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Stolen gun recovered with drugs in Pasco

 

Last updated 2/23/2021 at 2:59pm

Pasco police

A .380 Bersa pistol was stolen in Kennewick and recovered in Pasco.

PASCO – A stolen Bersa .380 pistol was recovered by Pasco police after they arrested a Kennewick man for possession of suspected "Mexi" fentanyl pills.

Oscar Manzo-Garcia, 22, of Kennewick, was arrested on Saturday and booked on suspicion of possession of drugs with intent to deliver and possession of a stolen firearm, according to Pasco police.

A report of a disturbance at Griggs Department Store on West Columbia Street drew police. They identified Manzo-Garcia and found he had a warrant for his arrest in Benton County. He was arrested and searched.

Pasco police

Oscar Manzo-Garcia, 22, of Kennewick

"Blue pills were located on him consistent with the appearance of recent 'Mexi' fentanyl pills found in the Tri-Cities. He also had a pistol magazine and a set of car keys," stated police.

The car for the keys was found and Impounded as police waited for a search warrant.

"More pills were found inside it after a search. More pills were found on Manzo-Garcia at booking. The search of the car also turned up a pistol corresponding to the magazine, and it was reported stolen out of Kennewick," stated police.

Anyone with information about Manzo-Garcia, the drugs, or the pistol is asked to call 509-628-0333 or email Officer Aaron Crawford at [email protected] Reference case 21-04834 Possess Stolen Firearm/ Narcotics.

 

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