Gravesend raid nets drugs, guns and mortar shell

Two men face a variety of charges after a raid at a Gravesend house netted items from marijuana to a mortar shell Wednesday.Police arrested 42-year-old

GRAVESEND - Two men face a variety of charges after a raid at a Gravesend house netted items from marijuana to a mortar shell Wednesday.

Police arrested 42-year-old Christopher Ocera, who lives at the home at 2281 Ocean Parkway. Ocera faces charges of criminal sale of marijuana and resisting arrest. Danny Dispigno, 28, who lives nearby, faces charges of assault, resisting arrest and criminal possession of marijuana.

Authorities raided the residence around 1:30 a.m. They say they confiscated 305 bags of marijuana, ammunition, several guns and a non-explosive military mortar shell. A bomb squad evacuated four surrounding houses as a precaution during the raid.

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