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Police look for suspected cocaine dealer, Frank Raphiek Cristea

LANSDALE, Pa. - A suspected cocaine dealer turned himself in to Lansdale police, they said.

Bail was set at $50,000 and he was taken to Montgomery County Correctional Facility.

Police said they found evidence of drugs while searching Frank Raphiek Cristea's apartment in the 500 block of West 8th Street on April 19.

The search warrant was for an unrelated assault case, but netted a marijuana pipe. A second search warrant, specifically for narcotics, yielded a can with a false bottom containing 6 grams of suspected cocaine, police said.

Police also found scales, packaging bags, marijuana pipes, marijuana, three vials of suspected phencyclidine (PCP),  four suspected Alprazolam pills (xanax) and nearly $1,500 in cash.

Police had obtained a warrant to arrest Cristea on charges of possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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