Thursday, March 26, 2020

Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Charges in Minersville; Warrant Issued

A traffic stop led to drug charges Wednesday afternoon in Minersville.


According to Minersville Police, on Wednesday, March 25th, 2020, around 2:50pm, a traffic stop was initiated on Coal Street on a 2008 Volkwagen Jetta with an expired inspection sticker, being driven by Amelia Heckman.

During the traffic stop, Heckman said the vehicle belonged to her boyfriend, Cody Himmelbergers, who was a passenger in the vehicle.

The officer took both their licenses to run their information and found Heckman's to be expired.

At this time, Himmelbergers parole agent arrived at the traffic stop.  Himmelberger admitted to having methamphetamine in the car.  A search found 2 baggies of suspected methamphetamine, weighing 2.88 grams as well as a pill wrapped in foil.

The suspected drugs were confiscated and were field tested at the station.  The suspected methamphetamine tested positive and the pill was found to be suboxone.

The Minersville Police Department obtained an arrest warrant on Himmelberger on the charges of possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, and operation of a vehicle without certification of inspection.

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