Police find over $23K during drug bust at New Castle home

NEW CASTLE, Pa. (WYTV) – Police in New Castle discovered over $23,000 in cash during a drug bust in the city last week.

Officers and Lawrence County investigators conducted a search warrant at a home in the 300 block of Locust Street on Thursday.

Inside, they found $23,578 in cash, about 7.5 grams of crack cocaine, over a pound of marijuana, and a digital scale.

Ernest Bester, 47, is charged with possession with the intent to deliver and possession of drug paraphernalia.