Mom of 4 arrested for what police allegedly found in Pittsburgh home during deadly overdose call

PITTSBURGH — A Pittsburgh woman is facing multiple charges — including endangering the welfare of children — for what police officers allegedly found in her Brookline home while responding to a call for a deadly overdose.

Julie Kernick told officers that the man who had died was her fiance, Del Snee, 41, and that she’d come home to find him unresponsive.

Source: Mom of 4 arrested for what police allegedly found in Pittsburgh home during deadly overdose call

Six people arrested following drug sweep in Johnstown | WJAC

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (WJAC) — According to Cambria County officials, six people in Johnstown were arrested following a drug sweep on Thursday.According to Cambria County District Attorney Greg Neugebauer, a search warrant was executed at the 100 block of Harrison Street

All of the individuals have been apprehended and arraigned at the Cambria County Prison

The sweep was conducted by the Cambria County Drug Task Force, the Cambria County District Attorney’s Office, Cambria County Sheriff’s Department, The Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General, and the United States Marshals Fugitive Task Force.

Source: Six people arrested following drug sweep in Johnstown | WJAC

Police: Parole violation in Johnstown leads to discovery of heroin, more than $70K | WJAC

Johnstown police say two people were taken into custody after a parole violation lead to the discovery of heroin and more than $70,000 cash Thursday. According to Johnstown Police, 43-year-old Tione Thomas is facing charges related to drug manufacturing and endangering the welfare of children.

Johnstown police say two people were taken into custody after a parole violation lead to the discovery of heroin and more than $70,000 cash Thursday.

According to Johnstown Police, 43-year-old Tione Thomas is facing charges related to drug manufacturing and endangering the welfare of children.

Police say the incident started when officers were asked to help state parole and members of the U.S. Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force locate a woman on parole who was allegedly selling drugs from the basement of her home on the 400 block of Edith Ave.

Officers say they were told Thomas, who was also on parole, was staying at the home without the permission of State Parole.

Source: Police: Parole violation in Johnstown leads to discovery of heroin, more than $70K | WJAC

2 accused of drug possession in Greensburg | TribLIVE.com

Two Allegheny County men are accused of drug possession after, Greensburg police say, one of them had five bricks of heroin at Autumn Brook Apartments last week.

Denzell Lavelle Snead, 22, of Elizabeth Township, and Isaiah Johnson, 22, of Swissvale are charged with possession with intent to deliver, criminal use of a communication facility and other offenses. Neither had an attorney listed in online court records.

City police say they were following up on tips from a concerned citizen and a confidential informant about suspected drug activity at the Luzerne Street apartments on May 13. Officers spotted a Chevrolet sedan circle the area at 3:45 p.m. and stop near the main office, according to court papers.

Source: 2 accused of drug possession in Greensburg | TribLIVE.com

Ten charged federally in connection with ’11 Hunnit’ gang in the Hill District | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Ten people from Pittsburgh, McKees Rocks, Pitcairn and other Allegheny County communities have been charged with drug dealing following an FBI-led wiretap investigation into the 11 Hunnit street gang in the Hill District that federal agents say was led in part by slain rapper Jimmy Wopo.

The 10 were charged in four complaints filed earlier this month in federal court and unsealed on Wednesday.

The first complaint charges five people with conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine from January 2020 until this month: Phillip Robinson, 30, of Pittsburgh; Joseph Clancy, 46, of Pittsburgh; Tyree Campbell, 29, of Pittsburgh; Tracy Bullock, 51, of McKees Rocks; and Sanzio Williams, 31, of Pitcairn.

Wiretaps and surveillance revealed that Clancy supplied Robinson, who redistributed the drugs to the other alleged co-conspirators.

Source: Ten charged federally in connection with ’11 Hunnit’ gang in the Hill District | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Cops: Man stopped for suspended license in Greensburg carrying nearly 2 bricks of heroin | TribLIVE.com

   
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A Jeannette man pulled over in Greensburg Saturday after an officer suspected him of driving with a suspended license was found with nearly two bricks of heroin, police said.

Moziah S. Harris, 28, was stopped driving his 2015 Honda about 2:25 a.m. along the 100 block College Avenue by Patrolman Hank Fontana Jr.

Fontana reported in court documents that he recognized Harris from prior arrests and suspected he was driving on a suspended license. Fontana said that Harris got out of his vehicle after the stop “and dropped one stamp of suspected heroin marked ‘Jet Fuel’ out of his left hand and onto the pavement.”

Source: Cops: Man stopped for suspended license in Greensburg carrying nearly 2 bricks of heroin | TribLIVE.com

DA’s drug task force busts major pot-growing operation in Penn Hills | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Police Thursday night busted a major marijuana growing operation in a senior citizen’s basement in Penn Hills, seizing guns, cash and hundreds of pot plants estimated to be worth a half-million dollars on the street.

The 66-year-old homeowner, Kenneth Creekmore, who is facing drug charges, told authorities that he was selling the marijuana to people who needed it for medical purposes and to make extra money, according to a criminal complaint.

Mr. Creekmore is not authorized to sell medical marijuana, the complaint said.

Reached at home Friday morning, Mr. Creekmore said, “I got nothing to say. I don’t know anything.”

Asked how all the marijuana plants got in his house, he said, “No comment. Bye,” and hung up on a reporter.

Authorities will charge Mr. Creekmore by summons with running the operation out of the basement of his home in the 5800 block of Heberton Drive.

He is facing two felony counts — of manufacturing and possession with intent to deliver — and a misdemeanor count of prohibited acts.

Source: DA’s drug task force busts major pot-growing operation in Penn Hills | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette