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Police also found heroin and a handgun in the man's Allentown home.

A man who had $14,000 worth of methamphetamine in his Allentown home is headed to state prison.

Reuben Smith, 48, pleaded guilty on Monday in Lehigh County Court to possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance. He was sentenced to 30 months to five years in state prison as part of the plea deal.

Smith had been free since January, when his $250,000 bail was made unsecured bail.

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Smith was arrested Aug. 12 following a traffic stop where Allentown police said they found 12 bags of heroin in Smith’s pants pocket.

Officers then raided Smith’s apartment in the 200 block of South 14th Street, and police said they found:

    • About 185 grams of meth with an estimated street value of more than $14,000
    • 70 bags of heroin with an estimated street value of more than $700
    • A Lorcin .380 caliber handgun
    • Packaging material

Smith was charged with two counts each of possession with intent to deliver and possession of a controlled substance, as well as possession of drug paraphernalia.  The other charges were withdrawn as part of Smith’s guilty plea.

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