Two arrested for possession with intent to deliver in South Bethlehem last week.
One of two men charged in a Bethlehem drug bust Wednesday afternoon was throwing things before and after police arrived at his residence. David Soto Jr.,18, told police that before they arrived at his home at 611 Broadway, Apt. 3, he threw about $1,300 out the window. And as a detective approached him, he threw a small white object in the air. That object was a “brick” containing about 50 glassine packets filled with suspected heroin, court records say. About three hours before – and about a block away – police arrested a Whitehall Township man after they saw him entering a vehicle and “holding up items to his nose to sniff them.” That man was Andrew Howells, 25, of 3265 Clay St. in the Hokendauqua section of Whitehall. The criminal …
Special Operations Vice Unit arrests man and woman following search on Oberly Street.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Daryl Nerl
Wednesday, December 14, 2011
A SouthSide man and woman were arrested on drug charges following a warrant search of their home by the Bethlehem Police Special Operations Vice Unit early this morning. Cocaine, straws, clear plastic torn baggies, digital scales, scissors, marijuana cigarettes and cell phones were found during the search of the home at 1804 Oberly St., the home of Maria Milagros Diaz, 34, and Ivan Otero, 37, according to court papers. Both Diaz and Otero waived their Miranda rights during an interview with police during which they admitted to selling cocaine, court papers said. Diaz and Otero were both charged with possession with intent to deliver cocaine and criminal conspiracy, both felonies, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Diaz was also …