Vandergrift Police seize 148 bags of heroin, large quantity of crystal meth and lots of cash


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Vandergrift, Pa. – Police in Vandergrift arrested an Apollo man who was in possession of more than 140 bags of suspected heroin, several large bags of crystal methamphetamine, more than $5,800 in cash and numerous items of drug paraphernalia Tuesday afternoon.

Vandergrift Police Officer Nate Rigatti said the incident occurred in the 300 block of Emerson Avenue after a search warrant was executed on the residence. Police say Monty Gene Smith II, age 35 of Apollo was charged with 2 counts of F Manufacture, Delivery, or Possession With Intent to Manufacture or Deliver 10/23/2019, Poss Contr Subst By Per Not Reg and a misdemeanor charge of use/possession of drug paraphernalia. Officer Rigatti also said Smith was wanted by Pennsylvania State Police on a Felony Drug warrant.

A woman also involved in the incident will be charged at a later date.


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