School custodian pleads not guilty to weapons, drug charges

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A custodian for the Commack School District pleaded not guilty to a slew of charges after police say a raid on his home turned up an arsenal of weapons and an assortment of drugs.

Patrick Musumeci was arraigned on 26 charges Thursday morning in Central Islip court. Police raided the 30-year-old's Patchogue home before dawn Wednesday.

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According to court documents, police found more than a dozen weapons, including shotguns, rifles and two stolen handguns, as well as packaged oxycodone, Xanax and morphine pills consistent with the method of a "street level narcotics dealer."

Musumeci has been suspended from his job.

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