by Alex Lloyd Gross
March 16, 2023
Some people are drawn to the drug trade and build a pretty good clientele of addicts and drugs users. Bensalem Police said that Basheon Johnson, 36 of Schumacher Drive in Bristol PA is one of those people. He has arrests going back several years for minor drug offenses and traffic tickets.
He got himself arrested again on March 14, 2023 when police set up a sting at the Penn Motel, in Bensalem They knew that Johnson had previously sold Fentanyl in Bristol and in Bensalem. He also had an active warrant out for not showing up for court.
Police found 18 bags of Fentanyl, 1ounce of crack cocaine, $2,300.00 US Currency, and a 9 mm handgun and Johnson was charged with Manufacture, Delivery, or Possession with Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance and Person not to Possess, Use, Manufacture, Control, Sell or Transfer Firearms. Basheon Johnson was arraigned by District Justice Michael Gallagher and remanded to Bucks County Correctional Facility in lieu of 10% of $100,000 bail.