GLOUCESTER -- One person was arrested after officers discovered drugs and guns during an early morning raid in Gloucester Wednesday.

According to the Gloucester County Sheriff's Office, officers executed an early morning search warrant in the 4100 block of Shelly Road following a narcotics investigation.

'We utilized our Special Operations Unit because we had reason to believe that our target inside the residence was heavily armed', Sheriff Warren said.

Officials said officers seized cocaine, heroin, marijuana, and a variety of prescription pills. The following firearms were also seized during the raid: AR-15 assault rifle, pistol grip shotgun, semi-automatic handgun, and a revolver.

Donald Collins, 35, was taken into custody without incident. He is charged with possession with intent to distribute narcotics, possession of firearms by a convicted felon, and possession of firearms while in possession of drugs.

'We were fortunate to get a dangerous, armed, drug dealer off of our streets without anyone being injured in the process,' Sheriff Warren said.

Collins is currently being held in the Gloucester County Jail without bond.

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