2 Springdale women face charges after drug house raid in New Kensington

New Kensington, Pa. – Two Springdale women are facing drug-related charges after making a drug purchase of crack cocaine at a residence on Leishman Avenue in New Kensington.

According to the police criminal complaint, Brandy Kralik, age 35 of Keene Street in Springdale and 27-year-old Joelle Consolaro of Willow Street in Springdale were stopped for an equipment violation after being observed entering a residence at 1395 Leishman Avenue. > See Related Story

Police say Kralik was observed entering 1395 Leishman Avenue for about a minute and then returned to get back into a red sedan handing the driver a small object. The vehicle proceeded up North Street whereby the observation of an equipment violation was observed.

A traffic stop was initiated and both Kralik and the driver Consolaro were removed from the vehicle. While Consolaro was exiting the vehicle, a piece of crack cocaine fell off of her lap. Police asked Kralik what happened to the rest of the crack and she stated, “we tried to get rid of it.” Consolaro is currently suspended from driving.

Kralik Charges: F Manufacture, Delivery, or Possession With Intent to Manufacture or Deliver 10/08/2019, M2 Tamper With/Fabricate Physical Evidence, M Int Poss Contr Subst By Per Not Registered and M Use/Poss Of Drug Paraphernalia. Kralik is currently housed in the Westmoreland County Jail.

Consolaro Charges: M2 Tamper With/Fabricate Physical Evidence 10/08/2019, M Int Poss Contr Subst By Per Not Registered and S Driving While Oper Priv Susp Or Revoked. Consolaro is currently housed in the Westmoreland County Jail.

Preliminary Hearings are scheduled on 10/31/2019 A 1:30 pm before the Honorable Magisterial District Judge Frank J. Pallone Jr.