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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 […]

Troopers: Largest Heroin Bust in Lycoming County History

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

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

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

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

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 […]