Thursday, May 17, 2018

Man Wanted on Arrest Warrant Found with $10,000 Worth of Methamphetamine

A Shenandoah man wanted on an arrest warrant is facing drug charges after being found with methamphetamine.

According to Shenandoah Police, on May 5 around 7:30pm, Patrolman Joshua Pastucka observed Michael Medina, 29, of Shenandoah,  sitting in a vehicle in the 600 block of W Centre St and then enter the Family Dollar store.

Pastucka confirmed the existance of an arrest warrant from Chester County for Medina. 

When Pastucka attempted to arrest Medina, he ran towards the back of the store. After a brief struggle, Pastucka took him into custody.

Medina was found to be in possession of more than 4 ounces of methamphetamaine, with a street value of approximately $10,000.00, and more than an ounce of marijuana. 

Medina was taken to Schuylkill County Prison and then transferred to Chester County. 

Resisting arrest, Possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, Possession of a controlled substance and related charges  have been filed in Magisterial District Judge Anthony Kilker court. He will be arraigned on the charges at a later date.