District Attorney James P. Goodman released the names of 13 people who were nabbed Wednesday by members of the Schuylkill County Drug Task Force as alleged street level drug dealers.
The raid began at 8 a.m. and lasted most of the morning. Participating with the drug task force were detectives from the district attorney's office and deputies from the office of Sheriff Joseph Groody. Local police assisted in the towns in which arrests were made.
Those arrested were taken before a district justice who fixed bail. Those arrested included:
Nadine M. Mason, 37, of 319 S. Front St., Schuylkill Haven, dellivery of methamphetamine, bail fixed at $5,000 unsecured;
Willliam S. Walters, 33, of 222 Harrison St, Pottsville, delivery of marijuana, bail set at $5,000 straight;
Tiffany L. Schorr, 25, of 716 Sunbury St., Minersville, delivery of Vicodin and Xanax, bail set at $20.000, 10 percent;
Frank David Vannicola, 19, of 112 South St., Minersville, delivery of heroin, already incarcerated;
Lisa Dimitri, 23, of 652 John O'Hara St., Pottsville, delivery of marijuana, bail set at $10,000, 10 percent;
Eric T. Berezwick, 33, of 105 W. Spruce St., Mahanoy City, delivery of methamphetamine, bail set at $50,000, 10 per cent;
Christine M. Pribish, Shenandoah, delivery of cocaine, bail set at $25,000, ten percent.
Also, Tiffany Kovalusky, 25, of 435 W. Coal St., Shenandoah, delivery of cocaine, bail set at $50,000, 10 percent;
Tiffany Konscler, 21. Shenandoah, delivery of cocaine, bail set at $75,000, 10 percent;
Michael Kayes, 28, of 390 Ohio Avenue, Shenandoah Heights, delivery of Oxycontin, bail set at $25,000, 10 percent;
and Raymond Sadusky, 26, of 230 E. Lloyd St., Shenandoah, delivery of percocet, bail set at $15,000, 10 percent.
Goodman said in addition of the arrests for drug violations, two individuals were picked up for active bench warrants for cases pending in the county court. They were Jason Killian and Joseph Tucci Jr.
Goodman added that the arrests were result of investigations conducted by the drug task force with assistance of local police departments. He thanked the public for their help by calling in tips of illegal trafficing going on in their neighborhoods. The hot line to the drug task force is 1-800-414-1406.