Felon/sexual predator faces drug & weapons charges

Published 05/08 2013 01:34PM

Updated 05/09 2013 10:16AM

SPRINGFIELD -- A convicted felon faces drug and weapons charges after an investigation. Nathaniel Garecht, 36, of the 400-block of West Reynolds, was arrested Monday. Police say they found Garecht with a gun and nine-ounces of suspected cocaine.

Authorities say a search of a home and shed turned up more cocaine for a total weight of 13-ounces with a street value of $20,000, as well as another firearm. Garecht, a convicted felon and registered sexual predator faces multiple charges and is being held on a $250,000 bond.

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