Alleged Drug Dealer Calls Cop a Pig, Resists Arrest
Allentown man was allegedly holding 67 packets of heroin during his confrontation with police in Marvine-Pembroke.
An Allentown man who called a Bethlehem police officer a "pig" had 67 packets of heroin, according to court records.
Bethlehem police say Miguel Perez, 21, of 320 Susquehanna St., was walking along the 1200 block of Woodbine Street in the Marvine-Pembroke section of the city Wednesday evening when he caught the attention of an officer.
The officer wrote in court records that he tried to stop Perez "based on prior information and behavior."
Perez allegedly told the officer "Go f--- yourself, pig," and kept walking. When the officer finally caught up with Perez, he kicked and struggled before being arrested.
Police say Perez was carrying 67 packets of heroin, $183 in cash, and two cell phones. He was charged with possession of a controlled substance with the intent to deliver, possession of drug paraphernalia, resisting arrest, escape and disorderly conduct.
Perez was arraigned before District Judge Richard Yetter in Wilson, and sent to Northampton County Prison in lieu of $50,000 bail.