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Officers find a weapon and drugs on a Rochester man sleeping in an apartment stairwell

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A Rochester man spending his Saturday morning sleeping in an apartment stairwell lands in jail on a weapon charge.

Police were called to an apartment complex just before 10 a.m., where they discovered Mahad Mohamed, 22, sleeping. Officers said they smelled a strong odor of marijuana.

After officers woke Mohamed up, they searched him, and discovered a handgun in his waistband. Officers also said Mohamed had a small amount of weed.

Mohamed is facing several charges including possession of pistol charge. 

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