Archive for category drug bust

Suspected Fentanyl Lab Raided in Luzerne County

WEST WYOMING — Agents from the attorney general’s office and West Wyoming police broke up a suspected drug lab. Officers discovered a suspected fentanyl lab at a home on Terrace Drive near West 8th Street. Fentanyl is a potent synthetic opioid about 50 times more potent than heroin. Authorities said a man and woman were […]

Man Arrested After Heroin Bust in Kingston

KINGSTON — Police in part of Luzerne County say they’ve arrested a man after a heroin bust. Officers say Jose Robles-Roman, 42, of Kingston had more than 150 bags of heroin, $14,000 in cash, a handgun, and cell phones. Kingston Police arrested him Monday at his home along North Thomas Avenue. Investigators said his girlfriend […]

Two Men Locked up After Drugs and Gun Found During Traffic Stop

HANOVER TOWNSHIP – Two men were arrested after police said they found drugs and a stolen gun in a car during a traffic stop in Luzerne County. Police stopped the car on Goeringer Avenue in Hanover Township Monday for a stop sign violation. Officers found heroin, marijuana, a few hundred dollars in cash, and a […]

Two Former College Students Suspected of Growing Hallucinogenic Mushrooms in Dorm Room

FACTORYVILLE – State police announced a drug bust from back in February at a college in Wyoming County. State police say two students from out-of-state were growing hallucinogenic mushrooms in a dorm room at Keystone College in Factoryville. Troopers were contacted by campus security about suspected of drug manufacturing in the dorm room. School officials […]

Man Sentenced to Prison for Growing Marijuana

MOUNT PLEASANT TOWNSHIP — A man busted for growing marijuana in a field in Wayne County was sentenced Thursday. Kevin Gooler of Pleasant Mount received 30 days in jail followed by six months house arrest. Last summer, the pilot of a state police helicopter spotted marijuana plants behind a barn in Mount Pleasant Township while […]

Three Charged in Dallas Township Meth Bust

DALLAS TOWNSHIP — A drug bust Tuesday near Dallas was a part of a months-long investigation by the state attorney general’s office. Three people arrested are facing several felony charges. Authorities believe some of the ingredients used to make the drug could have resulted in an explosion. Police say Wayne Wilson, Jay Carr, and Michelle […]

Police: Children Living in Home of Large Drug Bust

COOLBAUGH TOWNSHIP — Authorities seized a large amount of illegal drugs from a home in the Poconos late last week. A 16 year old and a 4-year-old child were among the eight people who lived in the home near Tobyhanna. Investigators say heroin, cocaine and marijuana, along with loaded guns were easily accessible to both […]

Police: Children Living in Home of Large Drug Bust

COOLBAUGH TOWNSHIP — Authorities seized a large amount of illegal drugs from a home in the Poconos late last week. A 16 year old and a 4-year-old child were among the eight people who lived in the home near Tobyhanna. Investigators say heroin, cocaine and marijuana, along with loaded guns were easily accessible to both […]

Four Arrested after Drug Bust in Berwick

BERWICK — Police arrested four men in a drug bust in Columbia County. Officers found 70 bags of heroin at a home on West Front Street in Berwick on Monday. According to police, Jerry Bradley, Matthew Eggler, and Jesse Moore were arrested on drug charges. The fourth, James Eveland, was nabbed on a warrant for […]

Police Discover Thousands in Drugs in Wilkes-Barre Home

WILKES-BARRE — Police found thousands in drugs and cash during a bust in Luzerne County. Officers arrested Clay Wright in Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday. According to authorities, after he was arrested, they searched his home on Rutter Street in Hanover Township and found $20,000 in heroin, cocaine, molly, and more than $7,000 in cash. Wright is […]