Police: Youngstown bust reveals drugs in vacuum, gun in oven

One man was arrested Thursday after the search at 534 W. Myrtle Ave. in Youngstown

Marquail Watkins, charged with having weapons under disability, possession of drugs, and drug paraphernalia.

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – A drug bust led to the arrest of a Youngstown man on Thursday, according to a police report.

Marquail Watkins, 30, is charged with possession of fentanyl, crack and drug paraphernalia, and having weapons while under disability.

Officers arrived at 534 W. Myrtle Ave. that afternoon to serve a search warrant.

When no one answered the door, police knocked it down and went inside.

They said they found three men in the home, along with drugs and drug tools.

According to the police report, officers discovered a baggie of marijuana in one of the men’s pockets and another baggie of fentanyl hidden in a vacuum cleaner. They also found a baggie of crack on the floor, police said.

There was a loaded gun in the oven, $250 cash laying on the ground and a digital scale with heroin residue, according to police.

They said Watkins was charged because he had the keys to the home.

Police said he has prior felony drug convictions.

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