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Portsmouth police were called to the scene of a stolen gun complaint along the 1500 Summit St end with a Portsmouth man arrested on drug charges.

According to police Richard Johnson was being questioned about his involvement of a stolen firearm. During a search of the residence police entered a room and discovered a plate of white residue sitting on a bed along with several torn baggies.

During further questioning Johnson was asked if there were anymore drugs, claiming there were no more and gave permission for police to continue to search. Police say Johnson started acting peculiar around a closet, and was asked to step aside and searched the closet where police found a pack of cigarettes partially hidden, along with a baggy with white powder, which later turned out to be heroin.

Police then arrested and charged Johnson with possession of drugs- heroin.