North Wales woman arrested on drug charges
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.