New Castle Police: Drugs, large amount of cash found in two homes

Police said five people were charged after searches at two New Castle homes found drugs and cash

Search warrants at two New Castle homes resulted in the discovery of a large amount of drugs and cash, according to police.

NEW CASTLE, Pa. (WYTV) – Searches of two New Castle homes resulted in the discovery of a large amount of drugs and cash, according to police.

The New Castle City Police Department and the Lawrence County Special Investigative Units searched a home in the 3500 block of W. Pittsburgh Rd. on Tuesday. Police said officers found 367 packages of heroin, 112 packages of crack cocaine, a large bag of heroin weighing approximately 90.3 grams and another bag weighing 13.2 grams.

The drugs were found hidden in a boot in the closet, according to police. They said $4,176 in cash was found in the bathroom.

Terry Brown, aka “Lucky,” from Detroit, Michigan, was charged with possession with the intent to deliver a controlled substance, possession and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Wednesday, another search was conducted at a home in the 500 block of Spruce St. Police said the investigation began after complaints about “narcotics-related activity.”

Police said during the search, a man tried to throw a plastic bag containing crack cocaine out of the window. The drugs were seized, and four people were arrested.

Police said two packages of heroin and prescription contraband was also found, along with $1,583 in cash.

Lendale T. Jones, 23 from Detroit, Michigan was arrested. He was wanted by the U.S. Marshals for probation violations and was considered armed and dangerous.

Kevin Hayes, 22, also from Detroit, was charged with delivery of a controlled substance, possession with the intent to deliver a controlled substance, possession, possession of drug paraphernalia and criminal conspiracy to deliver a controlled substance.

Shawn Drogus, 26, of New Castle, was charged with conspiracy to deliver, possession of drug paraphernalia and endangering the welfare of a child.

Shane Drogus, 26, also of New Castle, was charged with conspiracy to deliver a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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