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Bucks DA: Philly Man Arrested with 590 Bags of Heroin in Sting Operation



Digital Reporter- Jeff Bohen

Credit: Bucks Co DA’ office

 

The Bucks County District Attorney;s Office announced Wednesday morning is had arrested a man with 600 bags of heroin and other drugs in his pants according  to a press release.

Charles Shaw, 44, was charged last week with multiple felony counts of possession with intent to distributed a controlled substance and related offenses following a joint investigation from the Bedminster Township Police Department and Bucks County Detectives.

The investigative team, according to authorities,  initiated during  the first two wees of June, made controlled purchases of suspected heroin from Shaw, who authorities say was also selling methamphetamine and cocaine throughput Bucks County.

“Forty bags of heroin were seized as a result of the purchases. Through further investigation, police also determined Shaw had used a residence in the 3600 block of Bedminster Road, Bedminster, ” said the DA’s Office in a release.

Authorities believing Shaw had just left the Bedminster residence, stopped Shaw’s vehicle Saturday along Route 113 in Bedminster Township.

Police said while taking Shaw into custody, detectives noticed a bulge in the crotch area of Shaw’s pants. The bulge was found to be two large black bags containing;

-590 bags of suspected heroin,

-Seven bags of suspected crystal methamphetamine,

Seven bags of cocaine,

-10 suspected oxycodone pills and

-11 buprenorphine pills.

Bensalem District Judge Michael W. Gallagher arraigned Shaw charges Saturday and set bail at 10 percent  of $200K

Shaw’s preliminary hearing is set for June 24 in front of Gallagher, court documents show.

Plumstead Township Police, Tinicum Township Police, Falls Township Police and Hilltown Township Police assisted in the investigation. Assistant District Attorney Laurie Moore has been assigned to prosecution, the release says.

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A Philadelphia man has been arrested on felony drug charges after police found nearly 600 bags of suspected heroin and other drugs in his pants during a traffic stop. Charles Shaw, 44, was charged last week with multiple counts of possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance and related offenses following a joint investigation into Shaw’s drug-dealing activity. During the first two weeks of June, investigators from the Bedminster Township Police Department and Bucks County Detectives conducted controlled purchases of suspected heroin from Shaw, who detectives learned had been selling heroin, methamphetamine and cocaine throughout Bucks County.

Forty bags of heroin were seized as a result of the purchases. Through investigation, police also determined Shaw had used a residence in the 3600 block of Bedminster Road, Bedminster Township, to package drugs. Believing Shaw had just left the residence, township police and county detectives stopped Shaw’s vehicle Saturday along Route 113 in Bedminster Township. While taking Shaw into custody, detectives noticed a bulge in the crotch area of Shaw’s pants. The bulge was found to be two large black bags containing 590 bags of suspected heroin, seven bags of suspected crystal methamphetamine, seven bags of cocaine, 10 suspected oxycodone pills and 11 buprenorphine pills. District Judge Michael W. Gallagher arraigned Shaw on his charges Saturday and set bail at 10 percent of $200,000. Plumstead Township Police, Tinicum Township Police, Falls Township Police and Hilltown Township Police assisted in the investigation. Assistant District Attorney Laurie Moore has been assigned to prosecution.

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Jeff Bohen
Digital Reporter
Jeff Bohen has been covering news in the Philadelphia region since 2008 for Temple Student Radio WHIP, Intern at WBCB, a Patch.com freelancer for 4 different Patch sites, and he is the co-founder/creator of LeviittownNow.com
Bohen is a passionate about educating the public on issues surrounding mental health, as he lives with Bi-Polar Disorder. In his free time, Jeff is an a avid sports fan, podcast listener, and metal head.

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