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Pennsylvania prison employee charged with felony drug possession

A 27-year-old prison employee arriving to work his shift on Nov. 10 was arrested and charged with three felony drug charges: possession with intent to deliver, possession of contraband and possession of drugs and paraphernalia. Prison officials declined to divulge the man's position at the prison. No bail has yet been set.

Meth lab search results in two arrests

Pennsylvania officials discovered what they believed to be a meth lab after an early morning search of a Bethlehem Township address. Police searched the property and a close-by storage shed during the search of the address. Authorities found a 31-year-old man living in the shed; the man was taken into custody after police reportedly found various drugs and drug paraphernalia in the shed. Police also claim to have obtained a confession from the 31-year-old after finding the drug-related items.

Meth lab search results in two arrests

Pennsylvania officials discovered what they believed to be a meth lab after an early morning search of a Bethlehem Township address. Police searched the property and a close-by storage shed during the search of the address. Authorities found a 31-year-old man living in the shed; the man was taken into custody after police reportedly found various drugs and drug paraphernalia in the shed. Police also claim to have obtained a confession from the 31-year-old after finding the drug-related items.

Two Fulton County men face marijuana charges

Authorities related that two Fulton County, Pennsylvania suspects, ages 50 and 35, face drug charges, including delivery and possession of a controlled substance. After an undercover investigation that lasted 10 days, police arrested the men on suspicion of drug trafficking. One of the men is accused of cultivating marijuana and selling it to the second man. Authorities intercepted the pair during an alleged drug transaction at the buyer's apartment in January. A subsequent search of the residence revealed cash, marijuana, drug paraphernalia and prescription drugs. Police found about 10 pounds of marijuana, paraphernalia and several guns at the seller's residence and also took possession of his vehicle.

Pennsylvania man charged with marijuana possession

A 20-year-old man was charged with possession of marijuana in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, earlier this month. According to court information, a police officer saw the suspect enter an alley in a residential area. The officer asked the suspect if he resided in the vicinity. The man responded by saying "no" as he walked by the officer to leave the area. Police requested that the man stop at least twice, but the suspect ignored him. However, as he left, the officer said he saw something silver in the man's hand, which the officer may have believed was a weapon.

Curwensville man to serve prison term over drug charges

A Curwensville, Pennsylvania, man was sentenced to serve time at the state correctional institution for the crime of delivery of a controlled substance by mail, a drug crime. The defendant pleaded guilty to two counts of possession with the intent to sell and possession of drug paraphernalia. He received a $1 fine on each charge and was sentenced to a prison term of between two and four years. His wife received four years of probation for drug offenses that derived from the same investigation. Law enforcement personnel received reports of suspicious packages being mailed back and forth from California; these packages were mailed to the defendant's wife. About 16 packages were mailed to California while 11 packages arrived at local post offices. When another package arrived, the police were contacted, and a K-9 unit was dispatched to sniff it. When the dog alerted its handler to the possible presence of drugs, investigators requested a search warrant, which revealed marijuana in the parcel. The suspect's wife came to the post office the following day to retrieve the parcel and was arrested.

Carlisle couple arrested on bank robbery, drug charges

A man and woman have been arrested for suspicion for their role in theft crimes in Cumberland County. The police arrested the pair for robbing the Susquehanna Bank near Carlisle, Pennsylvania. The robbery occurred right before 3:00 p.m. in the 300 block of York Road. According to state police, the male suspect walked into the bank, displayed a handgun and demanded money from the tellers. Clothed in a nondescript outfit, he had covered his face and wore sunglasses. He escaped with cash from the bank.

Former reality TV personality in trouble with drug charges

A former teenage pageant diva is facing charges of drug possession and prostitution. Police officers were investigating a complaint of someone driving erratically. They happened upon the vehicle and found the 21-year-old and a man passed out in a running vehicle. She says that she met this man, who happened to be an attorney, while working in a bar a few years ago. Allegedly, he paid her to sleep with him a couple times per month. The drug charges she faces involve prescription medications she had inside of her purse. The young woman was also charged with initially lying to state troopers about her identity. She intends to plead not guilty on the charges she is facing. She gained notoriety when her family appeared on an episode of the reality TV series "Wife Swap" in 2008.

Man giving information to police now faces drug charges

Humans do not always make the best decisions, even when they have the best intentions. Drug crimes, in particular, often stem from poor decision-making. For instance, earlier this month a man was at a Pennsylvania police station to give information about a case and ended up facing five charges himself, including drug charges.

Open bag of candy may be an open container

Our Norristown, Pennsylvania, police officers constantly have to expand their definition of what constitutes an "open container." These days, it could be a package of gummy bears. While you may have already heard of our youngsters soaking gummy candies in vodka to catch a buzz, this arrest proves there is more than one way to skin a gummy bear.

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