Arsenal of weapons discovered in Brooklyn apartment, 3 arrested: police

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FORT GREENE, Brooklyn — Police arrested three men after they found a trove of firearms stashed away in a Brooklyn apartment.

Police searched 330 Hudson Walk, Apartment 5A inside the Ingersoll/Whitman Houses on Wednesday at 8:05 a.m.

They recovered a 9 mm Uzi machine pistol, a .38 caliber Hi-Point pistol, an air pistol, 100 .38 caliber rounds of ammunition, 100 9 mm rounds of ammunition, 21 assorted live rounds, one 9 mm magazine, and 5.5 ounces of marijuana.

Frantz Pierre, 59; Ramel Hines, 33; and Jamel Hines, 21, were arrested.

All three men who lived in the apartment were charged with criminal possession of a machine gun and loaded firearm. Jamel Hines was also charged with criminal possession of marijuana and assault.

Police say the firearm and ammunition collection found may be drug-related as the suspects have prior charged such as robbery, assault, and criminal possession of a controlled substance.

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