A Philadelphia man facing 34 charges in the Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas in August related to the methamphetamine trafficking ring bust in May was released on $100,000 unsecured bail Monday at a preliminary hearing before District Judge Andrea Duffy in Montgomeryville.
Antonio Encarnacion Perales is the final suspect in a multi-county methamphetamine trafficking bust to have a preliminary hearing.
Of the 34 charges, 19 are felonies related to violations of drug laws, including corrupt organizations.
Perales, 32, of 1002 N. Marshall St., 2nd floor, faces the following charges at arraignment August 1:
- Felony Corrupt Organizations
- Felony Corrupt Organizations: Acquire or maintain, directly or indirectly, any interest in or control of any enterprise
- Felony Corrupt Organizations: Employed by or associated with any enterprise to conduct or participate, directly or indirectly, in the conduct of such enterprise's affairs through a pattern of racketeering activity
- Conspiracy to Commit the three above Corrupt Organization violations
- Seven counts of manufacture, delivery or posession of a controlled substance with intent to manufacture or deliver
- Felony conspiracy to manufacture, deliver or posess a controlled substance with intent to manufacture or deliver
- Seven felony counts of Dealing in Unlawful Proceeds
- Seven misdemeanor counts of use or possession of drug paraphernalia
- Seven misdemeanor counts of posession of a controlled substance
- One count of prohibition of possession of a firearm
Perales' bail was reduced from $100,000 cash.