A sweep conducted by authorities in Punxsutawney have conducted a sweep for drug activity throughout Clearfield and Jefferson counties, according to local news. Pennsylvania State Police have worked in conjunction with the Jefferson County Drug Task Force and the Troop C Vice Unit to take down what they believe to be a widespread drug ring. As part of this sweep, some 16 people now face serious drug charges.
The Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office has announced the arrest of eight people under suspicion of involvement with the drug trade. The Cambria County District Attorney has confirmed that a drug sweep conducted with the support of the Cambria County Drug Task Force resulted in the arrests. The drug charges these individuals face are severe and could result in jail time if they are found guilty.
A preliminary hearing is now underway for a man who has been accused of possessing some $9,000 of what is believed to be illegal narcotics. Pennsylvania authorities arrested the man on drug charges following the execution of a search and seizure warrant on June 7. Pennsylvania State Police coordinated with local authorities and the county District Attorney's Drug Task Force. The man has been granted a continuance of his hearing after securing private defense representation.
A man from Enola is facing serious charges after he was believed to be involved in a drug deal turned fatal back in April. Local law enforcement in the Pennsylvania community, including vice, drug task forces and street crimes units, took the man into custody on May 31. He now faces drug charges, including drug delivery resulting in death.
When your child gained acceptance to the Indiana University of Pennsylvania, you could not have been prouder. You helped him or her buy school supplies, pack the necessities and likely even got a bit teary-eyed as you sent your now-grown baby into the world to live on campus. While you understood that this step was a rite of passage and would help your child as an independent person, it was still understandably difficult to let go.
An anonymous tip has led to a major drug bust, according to state police. Pennsylvania authorities worked together with the Schuylkill County Drug Task Force to coordinate a search of a private vehicle. They say the search turned up a tremendous amount of illegal drugs, and they arrested the car's two 19-year-old occupants. The accused are facing severe drug charges that, if they are found guilty, could land them in jail for a long time.
Bradford County was the site of criminal charges for suspected drug involvement recently, according to local sources. Pennsylvania State Police say that five men are being charged with conspiring to traffic in Crystal Meth, along with delivery and possession charges. If these men are found guilty of the drug charges filed against them, they could face serious jail or prison time.
A local archdiocese in Delaware County has confirmed that a priest who has been under investigation since last year has been arrested for alleged drug-related crimes. Pennsylvania police have charged the elderly monsignor with two misdemeanor drug charges as well as a felony theft charge. So far, a court date has not been announced for the veteran spiritual leader.
A short police chase has led to the arrest of a man police believe was carrying drugs. Pennsylvania authorities in Upper Saucon Township arrested a 26-year-old man, who now faces felony drug charges as well as several related charges. He was unable to post bail and remained in police custody ahead of a Jan. 2 preliminary court date.
A man accused of fleeing the scene of a wreck that destroyed his truck has been charged, according to local police. Pennsylvania authorities arrested the man early in the morning of Nov. 5 after his truck caught fire and burned following the crash. Police have charged him with drug charges pertaining to driving under the influence, as well as several other infractions. So far, no court date has been announced.