Providence Man Arrested After Police Find Rifle, Marijuana in Home
Friday, July 01, 2016
On Thursday, June 30 Providence Police Narcotics Detectives executed a search warrant at the residence and found a black rifle case with a .22 caliber Smith and Wesson Rifle Model M&P 15-22 inside it and a magazine loaded with .22 caliber rounds.
Police also found a silver digital scale with visible suspected marijuana residue, as well as two large clear plastic bags of suspected marijuana inside it.
Police then located a box of sandwich bags and four boxes of .22 long rifle rounds. All of the evidence was seized and photographed by the police.
While the search was going on, Ayala arrived at the residence and was placed into custody.
EDITORS NOTE: An earlier version of this story called the gun an assault rifle, it is not. The story has been corrected.
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