Oct. 19--Pittsburgh police recovered 8 pounds of marijuana, a bullet-proof vest, more than $23,000 in cash and a gun stolen from a Pittsburgh police officer while searching a home in the Hill District on Thursday.
Police charged Edward Webb, 35, of the Hill with possession with intent to deliver, receiving stolen property and other drug violations after searching his home in the 2200 block of Bedford Avenue, according to a criminal complaint.
Police forced their way in through a door locked with three deadbolts and piece of wood across the back door. They found bags of marijuana and cash hidden throughout the house. The gun was hidden in the basement ceiling, accessible through a hole in the living room floorboard, police said.
The gun was traced back to a Pittsburgh police Officer Nicole Lascek, who reported it stolen in a burglary at her Bloomfield home in February.
Webb has a preliminary hearing scheduled for Thursday.
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