FALL RIVER — Fall River Police are searching for a man after raiding his apartment and finding drugs, cash and a firearm.

Wednesday at approximately 2 p.m., Fall River Police detectives assigned to the Vice and Intelligence Unit served a search warrant on 370 Third Street, Apartment 3. The target of the search warrant was 36-year-old Hassan Hinson.

Detectives attempted to raise any occupants of Apartment 3 and after receiving no response, they forced entry into the dwelling. The apartment was unoccupied at this time but a subsequent search began. During the execution of the search warrant, detectives located 6.5 grams of suspected crack cocaine, drug packaging paraphernalia, several digital scales and $896 in U.S. currency. Also found during the search was a Black Taurus pt92AF 9mm handgun along with 12 9mm bullets.

Courtesy Fall River Police
Courtesy Fall River Police

Due to the target of the search warrant not being present during the execution, an arrest warrant has been issued for Hassan Hinson (d.o.b. 03-12-1982) for the following charges:

--Unlawful Possession of a Large Capacity Firearm
--Possess to Distribute Class B Substance (Subsequent Offense)
--Unlawful Possession of a Large Capacity Feeding Device
--Possession of Ammunition without an FID Card
--Firearm Violation with 3 Prior Violent/Drug Crimes
--Possession of a Large Capacity Firearm while in commission of a Felony

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Hassan Hinson are asked to contact the Fall River Police. Also anonymous TIPS are accepted by calling the TIP line at (508) 672-TIPS.

--Fall River Police

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