Police recover drugs, guns, grenades from Oklahoma City home, safes

Michael V. Calascione, 37, and Vincent Calascione, 40, were arrested after police recovered about two pounds of methamphetamine, 20 firearms and five grenades from an Oklahoma City residence, safes.
by Tim Willert Published: June 1, 2012

Two Oklahoma City men are facing drug trafficking charges after police recovered nearly two pounds of methamphetamine, 20 firearms and five grenades, court records show.

Michael Calascione, 37, was charged Thursday in Oklahoma County District Court with seven felonies, including aggravated drug trafficking and possession of a firearm after a prior drug conviction. Calascione is being held in the Oklahoma County jail with bail set at $103,500.

A second man, Vincent Calascione, 40, was charged with aggravated drug trafficking and possession of drug paraphernalia, court records show. He was booked into the Oklahoma County jail on May 18 and released the next day, records show.

It was not immediately clear if the two are related.

Both men were arrested May 17, after Oklahoma City police serving a search warrant at a residence in the 3000 block of NW 43 recovered 500 grams of methamphetamine and nearly $4,000 in cash, arrest warrant and probable cause affidavits show.

Police also found digital scales, drug ledgers, a 9 mm handgun, two shotguns and a bulletproof vest, in addition to other related items, the affidavits show.

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by Tim Willert
Education Reporter
Tim Willert is a native Californian with Oklahoma ties who covers education. Prior to moving to Oklahoma in June 2011, he was as an editor for FOXSports.com in Century City, Calif., and reported on courts for the Los Angeles Daily Journal and...
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