Alleged drug dealer arrested after police find crack cocaine in near north side residence

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Dominique King

UPDATE (November 14, 2017) — Dominique King pleaded guilty to dealing in cocaine and carrying a handgun without a license. Possession of cocaine and possession of marijuana charges were dismissed as part of the plea agreement. King was sentenced to 10 years, with 7 suspended. He’ll serve 3 years in Marion County Community Corrections. His 1-year sentence on the gun charge will be served concurrently. He’ll also serve 1 year on probation.

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A man was arrested Friday after police say they found crack cocaine and two handguns in a near north side home.

Narcotics detectives served a search warrant at the residence in the 100 block of West 23rd Street around 9 p.m. There, they found Dominique King, 23, armed with a .40 caliber handgun. He was immediately detained without incident.

Detectives entered the home with IMPD SWAT and recovered 11 grams of crack cocaine, an undisclosed amount of marijuana and a .22 caliber handgun.

King was arrested and preliminarily charged with dealing cocaine, possession of cocaine, possession of a firearm by a felon, maintaining a common nuisance and possession of marijuana.

IMPD encourages anyone with information about narcotics or illegal activities, to immediately contact Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at (317)262-TIPS (8477). Tips given via Crime Stoppers should be considered anonymous.

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