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York City man arrested after drug task force investigation

  • A York City man was arrested after officials say he sold heroin to investigators.
  • He remains in York County Prison in lieu of $200,000 bail.

A York City man was arrested last week after officials say he sold heroin to York County Drug Task Force investigators.

Charles Nolden, 37, of the 900 block of Marbrook Lane, is charged with possession with intent to deliver.

According to a news release from the York County District Attorney's Office, Nolden was selling heroin at various locations in the northeastern end of York City.

Charles Nolden

Investigation: Police arrested Nolden after a weeklong investigation, the release states.

Officials say investigators purchased heroin from Nolden during the week leading up to his Aug. 23 arrest.

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Nolden was driving on Route 30 when police arrested him, according to the DA's office.

Not long after his arrest, police searched Nolden's home, where officials found 10 grams of heroin, $1,500 in cash and an assault rifle that was converted to fire in a fully automatic mode, the release states.

Officials say Charles Nolden had an assault rifle which was converted to fire in fully automatic. Photo courtesy of the York County District Attorney's Office.

Nolden is already on federal parole for drug distribution and firearms charges, according to officials.

He was arraigned  Aug. 24 and remanded to York County Prison in lieu of $200,000 bail.

 

A preliminary hearing for him is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Sept. 18 at District Judge Ronald Haskell's office.

— Reach Christopher Dornblaser at cdornblaser@yorkdispatch.com or on Twitter at @YDDornblaser.