Weed, shrooms, hard drugs, guns seized during arrest of father and son in Petersburg


PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — Ronald Young and his son Eric Young, were arrested in Petersburg on Thursday after police found seven guns and numerous kinds of drugs inside of a home on Spring Court.

According to the Petersburg Police Department, officers seized the firearms along with marijuana, cocaine, heroin, mushrooms and cash while executing a search warrant on Thursday.

Police arrested the father for possession of a controlled substance. Eric Young faced multiple charges including possession with intent to distribute a schedule one or two controlled substance, possession of a firearm while in possession of a controlled substance and possession with the intent to distribute marijuana.

Ronald Young has been brought into custody and is pending bond. Eric Young is being held without bond.

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