Intoxication investigation leads to man’s arrest for gun, drugs

Marcus Burnett (Photo Provided/IMPD)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — One man is in custody after an investigation by the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department led to the seizure of multiple drugs and a handgun on Sunday.

Authorities were originally called to a Sam’s Club in the 3000 block of West 86th Street on reports of an intoxicated person. Upon arrival, they found heroin, cocaine and a loaded handgun on 30-year-old Marcus Burnett.

Detectives also seized $1,057 as proceeds from narcotics dealing.

Burnett has been initially charged with possession of a controlled substance, dealing a controlled substance and possession of a firearm.

He is also facing pending charges of aggravated battery, Serious Violent Felon, and battery by means of a deadly weapon from a previous case.

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