Friday, April 19, 2013

Two Arrested After Simultaneous Drug Raids

Two men were arrested early this morning when The Easton Police Vice Narcotics Unit, Special Response Unit and the Pennsylvania State Police Special Emergency Response Team executed two narcotics search warrants simultaneously at 217 Orchard St. and 667 Northampton St., Apt. 3.

Thomas Pollard was taken into custody at the address near the edge of the West Ward and charged with delivery of heroin on an existing arrest warrant, police said in a media release.

Authorities added that heroin was additionally found the address, and Pollard is expected to face the additional charge of possession of heroin as a result.

Troy Myers, taken into custody by the EPD Special Response Unit at 217 Orchard St. in the city's Southside, is to be charged with possession with intent to deliver cocaine, after police found crack cocaine at the residence, the media release said.

The arrests and charges are the result of an EPD Vice Unit investigation that targeted street level drug dealers in Easton, police added.

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