Police in Arnold make home invasion arrest – seize heroin

Arnold, Pa. – Police in Arnold make an arrest of a Munhall man after a home invasion takes place in the 1500 block of Victoria Avenue Monday evening about 11:30 pm.

According to the affidavit of probable cause, the caller’s son ran into the living room from the kitchen and said there were 4 males in the kitchen with guns and white masks on their faces. The caller and her husband ran to the kitchen to find the back door was open.

4 males were observed in the alley and a call was placed to 911 advising dispatch of their location. Arnold Police arrived to find 2 males, one who had jumped a fence in the 1500 block of Victoria Avenue and the other ran behind some wood near a retaining wall.

Arrested at the scene was Quentin Primus, age 18 of Munhall who had a warrant for his arrest out of the Pittsburgh Police Department. The other actor was able to escape police and was not apprehended. Primus was searched for weapons, cuffed and placed into an Arnold Police unit. Police were advised one of the actors threw a gun with a red laser somewhere in the area near the scene, but were unable to locate the weapon.

Primus was transported to New Kensington lockup for processing. Arnold police were able to seize knotted plastic wrapping that contained 25 stamp bags of heroin from the actors left cargo pocket. The bags were stamped with green dragons.

A short time later, police were again dispatched to the 1500 block of Victoria Avenue after a neighbor had found a firearm. Recovered was a Glock 23, .40 caliber semi auto with a red laser attached (and switched on) along with one round in the chamber. The Glock had a 30 round magazine with 20 rounds inside of it.

Primus Charges: F Manufacture, Delivery, or Possession With Intent to Manufacture or Deliver, M Int Poss Controlled Substance By Per Not Reg, M Use/Poss Of Drug Paraphernalia and M3 Loitering And Prowling At Night Time.

A Preliminary Hearing is scheduled on 08/23/2018 11:15 am before the Honorable Magisterial District Judge Frank J. Pallone Jr. Primus is currently lodged in the Wesmoreland County Jain in lieu of $50,000 straight bond.