Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Explosive Device and Methamphetamine Seized While Executing Search Warrant Tuesday Morning

Authorities seized an explosive device and drugs Tuesday morning while executing a search warrant in Tremont.

According to Tremont Police, on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 the Tremont Borough Police Department, with assistance of the Schuylkill County District Attorney’s Office/Drug Task Force, Ashland Police Department, Butler Township Police Department, Cass Township Police Department, Pennsylvania State Police, Schuylkill County Adult Probation, and a Pennsylvania State Constable, executed a search warrant at a home in the 100 Block of West Laurel Street in Tremont Borough.

As a result of the search warrant execution, law enforcement officials seized an explosive device, a quantity of suspected methamphetamine, suspected marijuana, US currency, and various items of drug paraphernalia.

Tyler James Haas, 25, of Tremont was taken into custody and charged with one felony count of Weapons of Mass Destruction, one misdemeanor count of Prohibited Offensive Weapons, misdemeanors for Possession of a Controlled Substance, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Haas was arraigned my Magisterial District Judge David Rossi and committed to Schuylkill County Prison in lieu of $25,000 straight cash bail. He is also being held on a detainee from Schuylkill County Adult Probation.

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