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Sunbury man had heroin in his vehicle

Published March 09. 2019 07:13AM

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.

...And so it goes on and on and on. They'll never stop this scourge as long as there's demand for it. Period.

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