Archive for category drug bust

Troopers: Largest Heroin Bust in Lycoming County History

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LOYALSOCK TWP — State police say they have made the biggest heroin bust in Lycoming County history. Troopers raided a home along Tinsman Aveune near Williamsport Monday where they said they found $58,000 worth of heroin. They also seized $6,200 worth of crack, $1,200 worth of cocaine, an ounce of marijuana, and nearly $1,500 in […]

75 Bags of Heroin Found During Traffic Stop

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WEST HAZLETON — Heroin and prescription drugs have a man locked up in Luzerne County. Police arrested Christopher Irizarry Sunday after a traffic stop in West Hazleton. Authorities said they found 75 bags of heroin along with prescription drugs. According to officers, the 23 year old from West Hazleton was already wanted before he was […]

Talkback 16: Convenience Store Robberies and a Drug Bust

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In Thursday’s Talkback 16, commentary about the budget for the state police. Plus, viewers have some thoughts on how to prevent convenience store robberies, and they wonder why a big deal was made over a big drug bust.

Three Face Drug Charges in Berwick

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BERWICK — Three people face drug charges after a bust in Columbia County. Police in Berwick said Bryan Smith of Berwick, Sincere Johnson of New York, and Shannon Schrader of Bloomsburg were arrested Monday as part of an ongoing investigation involving heroin trafficking from a home on Jessup Street in Berwick. Officers said they found […]

Drug Busts Lead to Three Arrests in the Poconos

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EAST STROUDSBURG — Three men face drug charges in Monroe County. The Monroe County Drug Task Force said an investigation led to the arrest of Joshua Rivera, 20. Authorities say Rivera had two guns, 750 bags of heroin, 100 oxycodone pills, 219 grams of marijuana, and $2,000 cash in a home on Spring Street in […]

Three Face Drug Charges in Schuylkill County

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MAHANOY CITY — Three people are facing drug charges in Schuylkill County. Police arrested Heather Bowden, 27, of Mahanoy City, Joseph Lumia, 20, of Mahanoy City, and Jessee Price, 29, of Ringtown on Saturday. The trio is accused of selling heroin from a home on East Pine Street in Mahanoy City. Police also found meth […]

Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Bust

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WILKES-BARRE — Two men face charges after police found drugs and a gun after a traffic stop in Wilkes-Barre. Officers said they pulled over a vehicle along Coal Street just before 7 p.m. Saturday because it had an expired registration that belonged to another vehicle. During the traffic stop, police found a large amount of […]

Three People Locked Up in Meth Lab Bust

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MILTON — Police in Northumberland County took three people into custoday after officers dismantled a dangerous drug operation.

Authorities said they went to a home on Broadway Street in Milton on Wednesday to serve a warrant.  Once inside officers said they found a methamphetamine lab.

State police were called in to take it apart.  Angel Prokop, Ace Elmore and Clifton Elmore were all arrested in the raid.