Friday, April 26, 2013
58-year-old woman charged with running a drug sales operation from her Ramblewood Lane home.
Northampton County Drug Task Force agents found 43 individually wrapped bags of marijuana—along with a number of individually wrapped bags of cocaine and hashish—during a warrant search of a Freemansburg home on Thursday, according to court papers. The home’s owner, 58-year-old Denise D. Brown of 959 Ramblewood Lane is facing multiple drug charges as a result. An affidavit of probable cause did not say what led the Freemansburg Police Department and the drug task force to obtain a search warrant for the home, but the search was conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday. The court papers also indicate that officers found numerous items used for the packing, ingesting and storing of drugs, including zip-lock bags, scales, vacuum sealing machines, …
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Allentown man accused of selling powerful hallucinogen, also known as Angel Dust, to confidential source at Bethlehem Square Shopping Center.
An Allentown man is accused of three times meeting a confidential source in a Bethlehem Township parking lot to sell quantities of phencyclidine, a powerful hallucinogenic drug commonly known as Angel Dust or PCP, according to court records. Paul Nigel Logan, 38, of 122 S. Rush St., was arrested Friday by Inspector Salvatore Crisafulli, of the Easton Police Department who was acting on behalf of the Northampton County Drug Task Force, which led the investigation. According to the court records, Logan met with a confidential source at the Bethlehem Square Shopping Center, 3926 Linden St., on January 31, February 15 and February 24. On each occasion, meeting arrangements were made via a cell phone. During the first two meetings, Logan …
Saturday, June 2, 2012
Authorities allegedly found 66 explosive devices in Lower Saucon home. Owner arrested and charged with possessing weapons of mass destruction.
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Saturday, June 2, 2012
A Lower Saucon Township man has been charged with possessing "weapons of mass destruction," according to court records, after authorities allegedly discovered 66 explosive devices in his home. The records did not indicate what type of devices were found in the home of Ryan C. Post, 27, at 3809 Cannon Avenue, Lower Saucon. According to an affidavit filed by Det. Christopher Vasvari of the Northampton County Drug Task Force, Post's home was raided at 11:21am Thursday, May 31, when a search warrant was served. Surveillance had been conducted prior to the raid, the affidavit said. Post was reportedly apprehended a short distance from his home and allegedly possessed more than $5,500 in cash and marijuana at the time. Inside Post's house the …
Tuesday, July 5, 2011
Wonder what your neighbors are cooking up? It could be something extremely dangerous.
It’s amateur hour in the methamphetamine business with police seeing a dangerous trend as more mom-and-pop-type drug labs spring up in the Lehigh Valley. One meth maker was busted living near a high school - in a home she shared with her two young girls. A local teacher is accused of selling meth. And meth cooking gone wrong filled a room with chemical-smelling smoke at a family-friendly hotel in a busy shopping area. The alleged perpetrator was charged with risking a catastrophe, among other crimes. Two detectives who lead drug task forces for Lehigh and Northampton counties agree that more dealers are making their own meth. They differ on whether there's an upswing in methamphetamine trafficking. “There’s a lot more labs but they’re …