HANOVER COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) – Hanover County investigators removed weapons, ammunition and drugs from a Mechanicsville home after arresting a man on drug charges last Thursday.
Sheriff’s deputies charged Lawrence T. Abernathy, 33, with distribution of cocaine and possession of a firearm while in the possession of a controlled substance.
When investigators searched Abernathy’s home, along the 7400 block of Brook Way Court in Mechanicsville, they said they found:
- 20 semi-auto handguns (9 millimeter, .45 caliber, and .40 caliber)
- 3 – 12 gauge shotguns
- 3 – assault rifles
- 2 – long rifles
- Over 1,000 rounds of ammunition
- 153 magazines
- 3 knives
- 2 tactical vests
In addition to the weapons and ammo, investigators said they found a small quantity of narcotics and money.
Abernathy is being held without bond at Pamunkey Regional Jail in Hanover County.