Friday, October 12, 2018

Heroin, Methamphetamine, other Drugs Seized During Drug Bust in Minersville

Heroin, Methamphetamine, and other drugs were seized while serving a warrant in Minersville on Thursday.

On Thursday,  October 11, 2018, members of the Schuylkill County District Attorney’s Office, Drug Task Force, Pennsylvania State Police, Butler Township Police Department, Frackville Borough Police Department, Minersville Borough Police Department, Schuylkill Haven Police Department and Tower City Police Department, executed a search and seizure warrant on a residence in Minersville on 48 year old Evaton McWinston Blackwood. 

 Items of contraband were subsequently seized from the location including, but not limited to, the following: 
 - Approximately seven and five tenths grams (7.5 g) of heroin with an estimated street value of $2,100.00
 - Approximately seventy-nine grams (79 g) of methamphetamine with an estimated street value of $7,900.00
 - A quantity of suspected Suboxone
 - A quantity of suspected cocaine
 - A quantity of suspected marihuana
 - One (1) pistol with an obliterated serial number
 - Three thousand one hundred seventy dollars ($3,150.00) of United States Currency

As a result of the aforementioned searches, Blackwood was charged with violations of the Controlled Substance, Drug, Device and Cosmetic Act including Possession With the Intent to Deliver (Heroin),  Possession With the Intent to Deliver (methamphetamine), Possession With the Intent to Deliver (Marihuana), Possession of a Controlled Substance (Heroin), Possession of a Controlled Substance (Cocaine), Possession of a Controlled Substance (marihuana), Possession of a Controlled Substance (Suboxone), Possession of a Controlled Substance (methamphetamine), Persons Not to Possess/Use/Manufacture, Control, Sell, Transfer Firearms, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

The accused was arraigned by the on-call Magisterial District Judge, the Honorable Stephen Bayer, Tamaqua, and locked up in Schuylkill County Prison with Bail was set at $50,000.00.






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