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Police seize $3,000 worth of crack cocaine at Easton apartment

EASTON, Pa. - Police entered an Easton apartment early Tuesday morning where they seized over $3,000 worth of crack cocaine.

In addition to the $3,000 worth of crack cocaine, $300 worth of marijuana was also seized, and both were found to be packaged for distribution. Officials say drug paraphernalia consistent with cooking crack cocaine was also recovered with a .38 caliber revolver, and a vehicle.

Special response units executed thee search warrant in the 1100 block of Butler Street and arrested Newly Molina, 28, on scene. Molina is facing charges of PWI of crack cocaine, PWI of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and manufacturing of crack cocaine. 

Molina may face additional charges in relation to the handgun after further investigation and forensic testing is completed. 


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