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Lehigh Township police seize guns, drugs, nearly $22K

The arrest of a Danielsville man early Monday morning led to the seizure of 11 guns, $21,884 and various drug paraphernalia.

Dale Hammerstone, 62, was arrested at 6:04 a.m. following a search warrant executed by Lehigh Township Police at his home in the 1300 block of Walnut Street.

Officers also found marijuana packaged for resale, xanax, oxycodone pills, digital scales, and other drug packing materials.

The search warrant concluded a monthlong drug delivery investigation by Lehigh Township Police in cooperation with the Northampton County Drug Taskforce.

Police had received information regarding dealing of illegal drugs at the residence and conducted an investigation, which led to Hammerstone’s arrest.

Pennsylvania State Police Special Emergency Response Team assisted with warrant service, and Lehigh Township Police K-9 Cash assisted with the drug search in the residence.

Hammerstone was arraigned before District Judge Robert Hawke of Walnutport.

He was remanded to Northampton County Prison in lieu of $250,000 bail.