Saturday, March 16, 2013
Bridgeville police seized marijuana, drug paraphernalia, a gun and $800 cash from a borough home after checking on the welfare of two young children whose mother apparently left them alone.
Bridgeville police seized marijuana, drug paraphernalia, a gun and $800 cash from a borough home after checking on the welfare of two young children whose mother apparently left them alone. Bridgeville police Chief Chad King said officers arrived at the house at 169 Union St., shortly before 8 a.m. Friday to check on the children ages 5 and 8 after they said they couldn’t find their mother. When police came into the house, they said they found a large baggie of marijuana, a digital scale, a 40-caliber handgun with the serial numbers removed and $800 cash. Police said they found 21-year-old Shelby Casper sleeping in her bedroom on the third floor. She faces charges of firearms possession, altering a firearm, marijuana possession with intent…
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Bridgeville police raided a suspected drug house earlier this month and said they found marijuana, narcotics, cash and drug paraphernalia. Read about that and more crime news in the weekly Bridgeville police blotter.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Mike Jones
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Bridgeville police raided a suspected drug house earlier this month and said they found marijuana, narcotics, cash and drug paraphernalia. Investigators said they had been monitoring the home in the 1300 block of Critchfield Drive for months after receiving reports of drug activity at the residence. Officers raided the home shortly before midnight on Nov. 1 and arrested Troy Gray, 25, of Bridgeville. Police said they seized marijuana, cash, narcotics and various drug paraphernalia from the residence. Gray faces a litany of felony and misdemeanor charges, which include possession with intent to deliver, delivery of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance, marijuana possession and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was…
Sunday, July 29, 2012
In the wake of raids on a dozen Washington County businesses selling the drug, Dr. Neil Capretto of Gateway Rehabilitation said the problem is 'everywhere.'
Dr. Neil Capretto said one patient who came into Gateway Rehabilitation called the synthetic pot he was smoking “like marijuana on steroids.” In the wake of a raid of a dozen Washington County businesses that were selling the synthetic marijuana, often packaged as incense and labeled “not fit for human consumption,” Capretto, Gateway’s medical director, said the use of such “designer drugs” is on the rise. “It’s everywhere,” the doctor said. “It’s through most of the country now.” And it’s getting worse, he said. Right now, he said there are 140 different versions of synthetic marijuana, and each has its own “tweaked” version of delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, the active ingredient in the drug. The concept is based of research done …