Del. couple arrested on drug, gun charges

New Castle County Police have charged a couple with drug and gun offenses after they say methamphetamines, PCP and several firearms were found in their New Castle home.

Officers searched the home on Wednesday and say they recovered seven firearms, including a sawed off shotgun, 1.8 grams of methamphetamine, 2.8 grams of PCP, pills and drug paraphernalia.

Forty-five-year-old Richard Paynter has been charged with numerous gun and drug offenses. His wife, 47-year-old Connie Paynter, has been charged with drug possession offenses and conspiracy.

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