York City man arrested after 6-week drug investigation

A York City man was arrested following a six-week long investigation by the county's drug task force, according to officials.

The York County District Attorney's Office said Friday, June 15, that the York County Drug Task Force arrested Johnathan Jesus Acevedo, 25, on Tuesday, June 12, for allegedly distributing cocaine throughout York City.

Officials say undercover officers were able to purchase several ounces of cocaine on different occasions over a six-week period.

Johnathan Acevedo

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On June 12, task force members, with the assistance of York City Police officers, arrested Acevedo after he left his home in the 700 block of Colony Road, the DA's office said in a news release.

Acevedo was found with cocaine on him, and officials searched his residence after his arrest, the release states. The DA's office said that authorities seized about 4 ounces of cocaine, $2,400 in cash, drug distribution paraphernalia and Acevedo's 2006 Lexus coupe. 

Acevedo is charged with possession of drugs with intent to deliver and use of drug paraphernalia. He remains in York County Prison in lieu of $20,000 bail. 

Acevedo does not have an attorney listed.

His preliminary hearing is scheduled for June 27 at District Judge James Morgan's office.

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