S. WHITEHALL TWP., Pa. | When authorities arrested a Northampton County man allegedly driving a stolen car, police said he was wearing a fanny pack full of drugs and had a stolen handgun.
A member of the Lehigh County Drug Task Force alerted the South Whitehall Township Police Department about 2:30 p.m. Monday that a stolen car was at a gas station at 1825 Route 309, according to court records. Police were also alerted that the driver may have been armed.
When officers arrived, they spotted the vehicle and Keyon M. Goodwine pumping gas, according to court records. When an officer turned on his emergency lights and pulled in behind the stolen vehicle, Goodwine allegedly took off running, according to records.
Police caught up with Goodwine, who allegedly struggled with officers until they managed to handcuff him. Inside a fanny pack around his waist, authorities allegedly found 27 Alprazolam pills, five Oxycodone pills, 18 plastic containers of cocaine and a glass jar of PCP.
A search of the stolen car also turned up a handgun reported stolen in New Jersey.
Goodwine pulled away from officers and kicked at them as they tried to put him in the back of a police car. Once inside the car, he allegedly spit in an officer’s face.
Goodwine, of Freemansburg Avenue in Wilson Borough, now faces four counts of possession with intent to deliver, two counts of receiving stolen property and one count of carrying a firearm without a license, all felonies. Police also charged the 24-year-old with a misdemeanor count of resisting arrest and two summary offenses.
District Judge Todd Heffelfinger arraigned Goodwine Tuesday morning, setting bail at $75,000. He failed to post bail and was sent to Lehigh County Jail to await a preliminary hearing tentatively scheduled for June 8.