Greensburg Police doing a routine check of a man asleep in the driver’s seat of his car in a store parking lot Thursday wound up arresting him for illegal possession of 47 bricks of heroin, a plastic bag of cocaine, several hundred Xanax pills and multiple strips of Suboxone.
Patrolman Kerry Dieter said he also confiscated $11,996 that Brandon E. Carter, 35, of Charleroi, was carrying.
Carter is charged with four counts each of illegal possession and delivery of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance, illegal possession of a firearm, possession of a firearm without a license, possession of drug paraphernalia, receiving stolen property and public drunkenness. He was ordered by District Judge Chris Flanigan held in the county prison after failing to post $50,000 bond.
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SWISSVALE, Pa. —A 21-year-old man was found shot in Swissvale and taken to a hospital in critical condition Thursday morning, police said.
Allegheny County homicide detectives said the victim was found with a gunshot wound to the abdomen when police responded to a report of a shooting at Woodstock Avenue and Ardmore Street just after 10:40 a.m.
No suspects have been identified. Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call 833-ALL-TIPS. Anonymous calls will be accepted.
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“One male deputy and one female deputy were ambushed as they sat in their patrol vehicle,” the tweet read. “Both sustained multiple gunshot wounds and are in critical condition. They are both currently undergoing surgery. The suspect is still at large.”
Sheriff Alex Villanueva and Capt. Kent Wegener said during a briefing that the incident took place at 7 p.m. local time (10 p.m. ET).Wegener said the suspect approached from behind the deputies’ vehicle and walked along the passenger side of the car.He acted as if he was going to walk past the car, raised a pistol and shot multiple times hitting both deputies, Wegener said.
State police in Indiana County arrested a Johnstown woman for drug possession on Friday, following a traffic stop, according to a news release. Troopers say 25-year-old Kaitlyn Marie Krise was charged with possession with intent to deliver, possession of a controlled substance, and providing false identification to law enforcement following a traffic stop Friday evening in East Wheatfield Township. Authorities say on Friday, just before 7:30 p. m.