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York man indicted on federal drug, firearm charges

A York man was indicted on federal drugs and firearm charges, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney's Office.

Jose David Santiago-Curet, 22, was indicted Wednesday, Oct. 24, on charges of possession of heroin with intent to distribute, firearm possession in furtherance of drug trafficking and possession of a firearm as a felon, court records state.

Jose Santiago-Curet

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The U.S. Attorney's Office said in the release Thursday, Oct. 25, that Santiago-Curet was found with drugs and a 9 mm Ruger on June 30 in York County.

Santiago-Curet also is charged locally with receiving stolen property, carrying a firearm without a license, prohibited possession of a firearm, resisting arrest and drug possession with intent to deliver, among other charges. Those charges are from York City Police, according to online court records.

As of Wednesday, Nov. 7, Santiago-Curet remained in York County Prison on $250,000 bail on those charges.

York City Police and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigated this case, according to the release.

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