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Mahoning police search for suspected drug dealer

MAHONING TOWNSHIP, Pa - Mahoning Township police are searching for a suspected drug dealer.

According to the police, a search warrant was issued for the Orchard Road home of Joshua Yorgey, 36.

When Mahoning Township and Lehighton police raided the home Wednesday night, Yorgey was not there.

However, they say the found meth, suspected heroin, syringes, a scale, plastic baggies, and a marijuana pipe.

A felony warrant has been issued for Yorgey who is charged with possession with intent to deliver, several counts of unlawful possession of a controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Police urge anyone who sees Yorgey to call 911.

Earlier in the day, police say they stopped a vehicle leaving the home and arrested two people, Jennifer Gongora, 31, of Kunkletown, who was wanted on a warrant out of Monroe County, and Travis George, 25, of Slatington, who allegedly had meth and a pipe.

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