Sunbury man had heroin in his vehicle
Primitivo Alicea Candelaria, 33, of Sunbury, is in the Monroe County Correctional Facility, Snydersville, on drug charges after state police at the Stroudsburg barracks made a traffic stop at 11:44 a.m. Tuesday in Tunkhannock Township and found heroin in the man’s possession.
Police said they stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation on Interstate 80 westbound and observed indicators of criminal activity. A consent search of the vehicle was granted, after which time police found Candelaria to be in possession of a half-kilo of heroin that was located in a suitcase in the trunk of the vehicle.
He was arraigned before Magisterial District Judge Richard Claypool and imprisoned after failing to post $100,000 secured bail.