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Lansford neighbors jailed on heroin charges

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Published March 07. 2014 12:41PM

Two Lansford men are behind bars on drug-related charges after being arrested Thursday by agent Charles W. Horvath of the state Attorney General's Bureau of Narcotics Investigation.

Vito Molle III, 42, of 431 E. Ridge St. and David Michael Wagner, 22, of 429 E. Ridge St., were each charged with manufacture, delivery or possession of a controlled substance with intent to manufacture or deliver; possession of a controlled substance by a person not registered; and use or possession of drug paraphernalia.

They were arraigned before District Judge Casimir Kosciolek of Lansford, and jailed in the Carbon County Correctional Facility under $100,000 bail each.

Preliminary hearings are scheduled for March 19.

According to affidavits of probable cause filed by Horvath, He and officers of the Carbon County Drug Task force on Thursday served a search warrant at Molle's house. They found 22 bags of heroin, six hypodermic needles and a plastic water bong in Molle's second floor bedroom at the rear of the house.

Also on Thursday, officers served a search warrant at Wagner's house, finding 197 bags of heroin, dozens of hypodermic needles, hundreds of empty white bags of heroin and a plastic water bong in his second floor bedroom, also at the rear of his house.

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