DA: York City brothers charged after drugs, guns and armor found

Ron Musselman
York Dispatch

Two York City brothers are facing felony charges of illegally having drugs and firearms, according to the York County District Attorney’s Office.

Carlos Ariel Ramos

Carlos Ariel Ramos, 27, and Joseph Michael Ramos, 25, are each charged with one felony count of illegal possession of a firearm, intent to deliver and unlawful body armor as an instrument of crime.

Joseph Ramos also is charged with one misdemeanor count of marijuana possession. 

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Ramos brothers body armor

Both are in York County Prison on $100,000 bail and face a July 1 preliminary hearing before District Judge James H. Morgan, according to online court documents.  

Search: On Thursday, police officers executed a search warrant at a second-floor apartment at 725 Pennsylvania Ave., in York City, the district attorney’s office said in a news release.

Both brothers were home, and after searching the apartment, investigators located 15 grams of fentanyl, two electronic digital scales, a Glock handgun with a 30-round extended magazine, another handgun loaded with 20 rounds of armor-piercing ammunition and soft body armor. 

Joseph Michael Ramos

The investigation was conducted by the York City Police Department and York County Drug Task Force, the release said.

— Ron Musselman can be reached at rmusselman@yorkdispatch.com or via Twitter at @ronmusselman8.

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