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Ten face charges in Pa. drug arrests

December 22, 2003|by DON AINES

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - An investigation targeting street-level drug dealers that began in March resulted in the arrest of 10 people Friday, according to Chambersburg police.

Police said more than 70 charges, including delivery, criminal conspiracy and criminal use of a communications facility, have been filed against 27 individuals as a result of the investigation by the department's Crime Impact Team.

Those arrested Friday were arraigned before District Justice Gary Carter.

Drugs purchased from the suspects during the course of the investigation included crack cocaine, marijuana and prescription drugs, police said.

Those arrested Friday included two already serving time in state prison on other charges and an inmate at Franklin County Prison, according to police.

An unidentified juvenile also was arrested on a delivery charge.

Police said the following adults were arrested during Friday's drug sweep:

  • Willie Weakfall, 5 Garber St., delivery and criminal use of a communication device.

  • Ronda Climons, 57 Hazel St., three counts each of delivery and criminal use of a communication device and one count of criminal conspiracy.

  • Tyrone Climons, 57 Hazel St., delivery, criminal use of a communication device and criminal conspiracy.

  • Dennis Young, 30 W. Washington St., two counts of delivery and one count of criminal use of a communication device.

  • Damar Baker, 265 E. Washington St., delivery and criminal use of a communication device.

  • Grandell Pollard, 20 W. Washington St., three counts each of delivery and criminal use of a communication device.

  • Karl Bridgewater, a state prison inmate, delivery and criminal use of a communications device.

  • Willie Hunter, a state prison inmate, two counts of delivery.

  • Roshell Warren, a county inmate, three counts of delivery.


Anyone with information about drug-related activities in the borough can call the department at 717-264-4131 or call 717-261-3207 and ask to speak to a member of the Crime Impact Team.

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