Seven arrested in Delta sting, police looking for two more
Seven people were arrested and two warrants for arrest were issued after an undercover operation took place in the southeast part of York County.
Members of the Pennsylvania State Police and York County Drug Task Force concluded a six-month investigation into heroin delivery in Delta on Thursday. Police arrested six men and one woman from the tiny rural town and surrounding areas on Thursday, March 10.
“During the course of this investigation, troopers were assisted by the Maryland State Police and Cecil County Sheriff’s Office in identifying several of the subjects as well as logistical support,” according to a Tuesday news release.
Raymond Thomas Rice, a 21-year-old Delta man, is charged with delivery of heroin. Rice allegedly met with an undercover trooper and sold a quantity of heroin. Rice is currently in York County Prison on other unrelated charges, according to the release.
Jonathan R. Fisher, a 26-year-old Airville man, is charged with possession with the intent to manufacture marijuana. According to the release, troopers served a search warrant at Fisher’s Peach Bottom Township home in September. Troopers found several marijuana plants outside and quantities of marijuana inside the residence.
Jordan R. King, a 26-year-old Stewartstown man, is charged with possession with the intent to deliver heroin. Troopers served a search warrant at King’s home, finding unpackaged heroin. King was released after posting $2,500 bail.
Jeffrey Neal Almoney, a 46-year-old Delta man, is charged with delivery of heroin and criminal conspiracy. Almoney allegedly met with with an undercover trooper and sold a quantity of heroin. He is in York County Prison in lieu of $25,000 bail.
David W. Mabe, a 45-year-old Delta man, is charged with possession with intent to deliver heroin. Charges stem from a search at the Peach Bottom Township home of Fisher, where Mabe was staying, on Thursday. Investigators say they located unpackaged heroin and $3,700 cash. Mabe is in York County Prison in lieu of $75,000 bail.
Robert C. Fizer, a 25-year-old Whiteford, Maryland, man, and Jaymi Lee Smith, a 25-year-old Whiteford, Maryland, woman, are charged with delivery of a controlled substance and criminal conspiracy. Fizer and Smith allegedly sold suboxone, an opioid treatment drug, during an undercover investigation.
Maryland State Police located Fizer and Smith in Maryland Thursday and took the pair into custody. The two are being held in Maryland, according to the news release, and are being extradited to Pennsylvania.
Two warrants have also been issued for two men from the investigation.
Cory Allen Berry, a 29-year-old Airville man, is charged with delivery of heroin. Berry allegedly met with an undercover trooper and sold a quantity of heroin.
Jeremiah Eugene Nevins, a 33-year-old Street, Maryland, man, is charged with delivery of heroin and criminal conspiracy. Nevins allegedly met with an undercover trooper and sold a quantity of heroin.
Pennsylvania State Police are continuing their efforts to locate the two remaining suspects.
Chief Deputy District Attorney Dave Sunday said busts like this are important in taking back the communities from heroin and opioid abusers.
"Heroin abuse is taking place in every part of the county," Sunday said. "We can only overcome this as a team. The citizens of southern York County have done an amazing job in taking back their community from drug dealers."