York City raids net thousands in cash, drugs

John Joyce
  • York City police seize guns, drugs and cash at two separate residences this week.
  • Police seized $15,900 in drugs and $8,557 in cash.
  • YCPD Narcotics, Nuisance Abatement units conduct successful searches at two York City homes.

York City police units seized drugs, cash and a gun after executing search warrants at two city residences this past week.

Police seized a 9 mm handgun, $15,900 in drugs and $8,557 in cash, according to a news release.

Two men are facing drug and weapons charges.

On Tuesday, June 7, York City Narcotics Unit officers recovered $4,500 in heroin and $2,800 in cocaine along with $3,843 cash from 503 Madison Ave. Apt. D. Officers charged resident Jeffrey Robinson, 53, with possession with intent to deliver heroin and cocaine, as well as one count of delivery of cocaine.

Police say on Tuesday about 1 p.m., Robinson was selling cocaine and numerous blue bags containing powder purported to be heroin. At 3:40 p.m. that day, police searched his apartment.

Before the search, Robinson allegedly told officers he does not use any drugs and there were no drugs in his apartment.

According to charging documents, police found cocaine and 225 individually packed bags with powder thought to be heroin.

Jeffrey Robinson

On Wednesday, York City Nuisance Abatement officers searched 403 N. Newberry St., Apt. 102, where they recovered $4,600 in cocaine and $4,000 in marijuana. An SCCY 9 mm handgun and $4,714 in cash also were seized, according to police. Milton Morales, 46, is charged with possession with intent to deliver cocaine, marijuana and oxycodone, possession of a firearm by a felon, and possession of a firearm with an altered serial number.

According to charging documents, Morales pleaded guilty to committing felony drug offenses in October 1995 and January 2003, making it illegal for him to have a gun in Pennsylvania.

Morales and Robinson remain in York County Prison in lieu of $75,000 and $400,000 bail, respectively.

— Staff reporter Christopher Dornblaser contributed to this report

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