Fairview Township police nab two in drug sting

John Joyce
  • Fairview Township police arrested two men from Harrisburg who allegedly came to town to sell heroin, a news release said.
  • Both men are being held in York County Prison in lieu of bail.

Fairview Township Police arrested two Harrisburg men in a drug sting Wednesday, according to a news release.

Dewayne Johnson, 26, of Bailey Street, and Jonathan Jackson, 25, of Second Street, are charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver a controlled substance.

Dewayne Johnson

According to the news release, Johnson arrived shortly before noon at a business in the 100 block of Limekiln Road in Fairview Township to sell heroin to someone. The deal was set up for the person to purchase a bundle of heroin and $20 worth of crack cocaine, according to charging documents.

Police moved in and arrested Johnson and found he was in possession of six bundles of heroin and a small amount of crack.

Later that afternoon, Jackson arrived at the same location. He too was taken into custody, and officers found he had three bundles of heroin, crack cocaine and a small amount of MDMA — also known as Molly — in his possession, the news release said.

Jonathan Jackson

The news release said both men were transported to York County Prison, where Johnson remains on $50,000 bail. Jackson's bail was not listed.

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