Thursday, May 16, 2013
Charles Sadrin, 55, of Lincoln, Ca.; Dennis Frederick, 40, of Drexel Hill; and Jeffrey Frederick, 32, of Drexel Hill were arrested and charged May 7, according to court records.
Three men will head to a preliminary hearing next week at District Judge Robert Sobeck in Blue Bell on charges of marijuana possession with intent to deliver, conspiracy to deliver a controlled substance and more for their alleged connection to a multi-county drug trafficking ring that distributed hundreds of pounds of marijuana from California throughout the region, according to The Reporter. Charles Sadrin, 55, of Lincoln, Ca.; Dennis Frederick, 40, of Drexel Hill; and Jeffrey Frederick, 32, of Drexel Hill were arrested and charged May 7, according to court records. All three are incarcerated at Montgomery County prison, in lieu of $4 million bail for Sadrin and Jeffrey Frederick, and $2 million bail for Dennis Frederick, according to …
Saturday, March 23, 2013
This week's stories include a man who allegedly threw his weed at cops during a traffic stop and a Whitemarsh man who quickly went from a victim to arrestee.
Driver Throws Weed At Cops: According to a report in the Abington Patch, a 44-year-old man is facing drug charges after he allegedly threw a bag of marijuana at an officer during a traffic stop. When police asked the man what he did, he responded, "[Expletive], I can't believe I just threw weed at cops." The man also allegedly confessed to having "a little rock down [his] pants." Read the full story here. If You Can't Beat'em, Join'em: According to a report in the Plymouth-Whitemarsh Patch, a 19-year old man was hospitalized after his 61-year-old father assaulted him in their home. Police arrested the father a short time later. Roughly 12 hours later, after being released from the hospital, the 19-year-old son returned home and proceeded …
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Shyeed Shaqu Tournkara aka 'P-Nut', 20, of the 200 block of Cricklewood Circle, Montgomery Township, was arrested Feb. 1 on alleged marijuana dealing charges after a third undercover buy, police said. His bail was reduced at a Tuesday preliminary hearing
A Montgomery Township man, who allegedly sold marijuana on three occasions over two months to an undercover detective in the Lansdale Police Street Crimes Unit, had all charges held for county arraignment in April at a Tuesday morning preliminary hearing in Lansdale. Shyeed Shaqu Tournkara, aka P-Nut, 20, of the 200 block of Cricklewood Circle, got his bail reduced at the hearing from $50,000 cash to 10 percent of $10,000, according to Montgomery County Assistant District Attorney Nick Reifsnyder. "He could pay $1,000 to get out of jail," said Reifsnyder. "Sentencing for this is anywhere from probation to one month in prison. He's already been in for one month, so there is no necessity to keep him in longer." Tournkara faces the following…
Monday, February 25, 2013
Leon Erwin Nazian, 58, of the 300 block of Chelsea Road, Fairless Hills, and employee of Lansdale Meats and Deli, allegedly sold an ounce of marijuana to an undercover cop in Lansdale in the parking lot of Mater Dei Catholic School.
A Bucks County man has been arrested and charged with selling a total of three ounces of marijuana to an undercover Lansdale cop in the parking lot of Mater Dei Catholic School on three occasions. Leon Erwin Nazian, 58, of the 300 block of Chelsea Road, is also an employee at Lansdale Meats and Deli on Broad Street in Hatfield Township, police said. Nazian is charged with three felony counts of possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance, two felony counts of criminal use of a cell phone, three misdemeanor counts of possession of a controlled substance, three misdemeanor counts of possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia and three misdemeanor counts of receipt in commerce of a controlled substance, according to …
Friday, January 11, 2013
Democratic Pennsylvania State Senator Daylin Leach, of the 17th District, will be introducing legislation to legalize marijuana consumption for anyone aged over 21
Friday, January 11
Legislation to legalize marijuana in Pennsylvania has entered the State Senate. Sen. Daylin Leach, D-17, this week proposed to introduce legislation to lift the “modern-day Prohibition” on consumption of marijuana, according to an opinion piece by Leach in the Pittsburgh-Post Gazette. Leach’s bill would basically legalize marijuana consumption for adults aged 21 and older, without a reason for smoking it, according to the article. Leach states in the article that the state government has wasted money on investigating and prosecuting citizens for use of drug, when said citizens have “hurt no one, damaged no property, breached no peace.” “Their only ‘crime’ was smoking a plant which made them feel giddy,” Leach said. To those who say …
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Jennifer Crawford, of the 100 block of Penn Street, Lansdale, was being investigated by Souderton Police Department before she moved to Lansdale
A Lansdale resident, who was initially under investigation by Souderton Police for alleged marijuana sales in Souderton, was arrested and charged Dec. 7 by Lansdale Police for allegedly dealing marijuana from her Penn Street residence. Jennifer Victoria Crawford, 22, of the 100 block of Penn Street, is charged with felony manufacture, delivery or possession of marijuana with intent to manufacture or deliver; misdemeanor posession of a controlled substance and misdemeanor possession of marijuana, according to court records. Crawford was arraigned Dec. 7 before District Judge Harold Borek and remanded to Montgomery County prison in lieu of $10,000 cash bail, according to court records. Crawford posted bond on Dec. 10, according to court …
Monday, August 20, 2012
Nine ounces of suspected marijuana were seized by police following surveillance at Broadmore Apartments in Lansdale
Nine ounces of marijuana, hash, drug paraphernalia and $1,800 were seized by Lansdale Police in an apartment in Lansdale following an investigation of alleged drug dealing by a 19-year-old man. Gregory Eugene Olsen, 19, of Broadmore Apartments, 639 S. Broad St., Lansdale, was arrested and charged with trafficking marijuana from his apartment, police said. He faces one felony count and additional misdemeanor charges. In June, police received information on Olsen's alleged dealing, police said. In July and August, Lansdale and Montgomery Township police, along with the Montgomery County District Attorney's Office Municipal Drug Task Force, conducted a joint narcotics investigaton of Olsen, police said. The investigation included surveillance…
Monday, July 9, 2012
New scientific studies suggest that getting high on marijuana can genuinely make you more creative.
For many years, numerous highly-acclaimed artists, scientists, writers, musicians, and creative people of all sorts have claimed that marijuana holds enormous potential to enhance creativity and inspire the imagination. Now, new scientific studies are beginning to confirm these claims, and researchers are starting to understand the psychological mechanisms behind how cannabis can improve the creative process. There’s a common myth, perpetuated by the mainstream media, that people often mistakenly think that they’re brilliant and creative while under the influence of cannabis, only to find that their creations are worthless, or that their insights are meaningless nonsense, upon returning to normal everyday consciousness. Let’s dispel this…
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Andrew Kahlil Lewis, 18, of Freedom Circle in Towamencin, allegedly committed a robbery in April where he also allegedly hit a woman. He was also nabbed smoking pot in a parking lot in March
An 18-year-old Towamencin man who allegedly hit a 24-year-old woman during a robbery in Towamencin in April, and who was caught smoking weed in an apartment complex parking lot in Towamencin on St. Patrick's Day, waived his preliminary hearing on assault, robbery and drug possession charges, according to an article in North Penn Life. Andrew Kahlil Lewis, of the 600 block of Freedom Circle, had his bail reduced from $300,000 to $99,000 on the assault charge, according to the article. He remains at Montgomery County Prison for a June 20 formal arraignment at 9:30 a.m. at Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas. During his preliminary hearing before District Judge Harold Borek on May 10, attorney James Lyons negotiated with Towamencin …
Monday, May 14, 2012
Whitpain Township Police charged four with disorderly conduct
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Monday, May 14, 2012
Four adult residents, including two women from Hatfield Township, were cited April 30 for marijuana possession, police said. The following four people were cited for disorderly conduct during a suspicious vehicle traffic stop on Valley Road near Skippack Pike at 1:24 a.m. and subsequently released: Police said the officer immediately smelled marijunan when he approached the car. During the stop, the officer recovered several baggies of marijuana and paraphernalia, police said.