Police raid suspected drug dealer's home
Police arrested a man and seized narcotics, cash and a firearm during a raid at his York City home.
Joseph Manuel Maldonado-Vallespil, 34, is facing felony charges of being a drug dealer. He remains in York County Prison after a Dec. 9 arraignment, unable to post $50,000 bail.
York City Police and the York County Drug Task Force served the search warrant on Dec. 8 with assistance from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the York County Sheriff's Department.
Officials confiscated nearly 400 grams of various drugs, $2,800 cash and a handgun, police said.
According to police, investigators seized:
- 250 grams of suspected fentanyl and heroin (powder)
- 30 plus grams (over 35 bags) of crack cocaine
- 133 bundles of heroin/fentanyl (over 1,300 bags estimated at 33 grams of heroin/fentanyl)
- 23 bags of marijuana (estimated at 80 grams)
- $2,800 in cash
- a CPX1 9 mm handgun
A preliminary hearing is set for Dec. 23 in front of District Judge Joel N. Toluba.
— Reach Harper Ho at email@example.com or on Twitter at @howdyhoharper.
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