Saturday, January 27, 2018

Six Charged as Part of Drug Investigation in Western Schuylkill County

Six people were charged this week as part of a drug investigation in Western Schuylkill County.

According to Hegins Township Police Chief Beau Yarmush, on Thursday, January 25th, 2018, officers from Hegins Township Police, Tower City Borough Police, and the Schuylkill County Drug Task Force arrested defendants resulting from drug investigations conducted in western Schuylkill County.

Eight defendants were on the list to be arrested: three were already incarcerated for separate offenses, 3 others were taken into custody.

Brittany Gettle, 25, of Tremont. Gettle was charged with criminal use of a communication facility, of possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, delivery of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance. $5,000 bail. Gettle was arraigned in front of Judge Rossi in Tremont and locked up in Schuylkill County Prison.

In a second criminal complaint filed against Gettle she was charged with delivery of a controlled substance, possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance. $5,000 bail. Gettle was arraigned in front of Judge Rossi in Tremont.

Kory Aungst, 37, of Pine Grove. Aungst was charged with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, delivery of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance. $10,000 bail. Aungst was arraigned in front of Judge Rossi in Tremont. Remanded to Schuylkill County Prison.

Jamie Mangum, 25, of Lykens. Mangum was charged with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, delivery of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance. Mangum was arraigned by judge Ferrier. $10,000 bail. Remanded to Schuylkill County Prison.

Currently incarcerated and will be arraigned at a later date are:

J. Michael Cole, JR. 39, of Lebanon. Cole was charged with Possession with Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance, Delivery of a Controlled Substance, Criminal Use of a Communication Facility, Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Donathan Bixler, 22, of Tower City. Bixler was charged with Possession with Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance, Delivery of a Controlled Substance, possession of a controlled substance.

Joshua Kimmel, 34, of Reading. Kimmel was charged with Possession with Intent to Deliver a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia.

The drug investigation is still ongoing.

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