Heroin, Cocaine, Cash Seized In Township Arrest

Heroin, Cocaine, Cash Seized In Township ArrestSANATOGA PA – An alert caller who told Lower Pottsgrove police that drug transactions appeared to be occurring Monday (Feb. 17, 2014) at about 11:16 p.m. in the Days Inn, 1600 Industrial Hwy., was credited with leading township officers to an arrest, according to a department report.

McCue said police have charged Richardo Gilliam, 40, of Philadelphia with drug possession with the intent to deliver, and related offenses, after he was taken into custody late Monday night in the inn’s Room 116.

Police alleged that, upon investigation and a search of the room, they found two bundles of heroin and 38 bags of rock cocaine. Police also seized $993 in cash, they said.

The unnamed caller’s report was valuable, McCue indicated, and he said the township department “encourages all members of the public to be observant of their surroundings and report all suspicious behavior.”

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