North Wales woman ar­rested on drug charges

North Penn Life - - NEWS - By Brian Binga­man bbinga­man@jour­nal- reg­is­ter.com

In­for­ma­tion pro­vided to ians­dale po­lice led to the ar­rest of Anita iynn oocchi­noI O5I of the O00 block of North 10Wh 6WrHHW, NRrWh Wales.

oocchino was ar­rested Sun­day for pos­ses­sion of heroin af­ter po­lice ob­served a handto- hand drug deal at the cor­ner of bast jain and Ch­est­nut streets.

Po­lice were con­duct­ing sur­veil­lance at that in­WHrVHFWLRn - uly 13 when they ob­served a per­son whom they de­scribed as a known heroin user mak­ing and re­ceiv­ing short- du­ra­tion calls on a cell­phone.

Po­lice said a white solk­swa­gen getta driven by oocchino pulled upI and the sub­ject en­tered the car and got out a few sec­onds later.

$n RI­fiFHr REVHrvHG WhH same se­quence of events at the same lo­ca­tion Sun­dayI ob­served a “trans­ac­tion” and be­gan fol­low­ing oocchino as she drove away.

Ac­cord­ing to po­liceI a stop was made on the car and oocchino ad­mit­ted to pos­sess­ing heroin. She was al­legedly found to hDvH 13 EDJV RI VuVSHFWHG heroin and “nu­mer­ous” hy­po­der­mic nee­dles and a spoon were re­port­edly found in the car.

oocchino was charged with pos­ses­sion with in­tent to de­liver a con­trolled sub­stanceI pos­ses­sion of con­trolled sub­stanceI pos­ses­sion with in­tent to use drug para­pher­na­lia and il­le­gal re­ceipt in com­merce.

oocchino was ar­raigned be­fore Dis­trict gus­tice An­drea eu­dak DuffyI who set bail at AO0I000 un­se­cured.

oocchino was then taken to the jont­gomery County Cor­rec­tional ca­cil­ity af­ter a pro­ba­tion de­tainer was lodged against her from jont­gomery County Adult Pro­ba­tion.

Anita Lynn Rocchino, 25, of North Wales, faces mul­ti­ple charges af­ter po­lice say they wit­nessed her take part in a drug trans­ac­tion at the cor­ner of East Main and Ch­est­nut streets in Lans­dale Sun­day.

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