Man ac­cused of sex­ual as­sault heads to trial

North Penn Life - - FRONT PAGE - By Michael Alan Gold­berg mgold­berg@21st-cen­tu­ry­media. com

A 3S-year-old ians­dale man wanted by po­lice on sus­pi­cion of drug deal­ing turned him­self in to au­thor­i­ties at ians­dale po­lice head­quar­ters May 2.

Po­lice said that Frank Ra­phiek Cris­tea, for whom an ar­rest war­rant was is­sued more than a week ago — af­ter a search war­rant at his ians­dale apart­ment April 19 al­legedly turned up co­caine, mar­i­juana, PCP and other drugs, as well as scales, pack­ag­ing bags and A1,4S0 in cash — was ar­raigned be­fore Dis­trict Judge Harold Borek, of ians­dale, who set bail at A50,000.

Cris­tea, of the 500 block of West bighth Street, was charged with two counts of felony pos­ses­sion with in­tent to de­liver a con­trolled sub­stance, four counts of mis­de­meanor pos­ses­sion of a con­trolled sub­stance and four counts of mis­de­meanor pos­ses­sion of drug para­pher­na­lia.

Af­ter fail­ing to post bail, Cris­tea was trans­ported to Mont­gomery County Cor­rec­tional Fa­cil­ity May 2.

A pre­lim­i­nary hear­ing be­fore Borek was sched­uled for May 10.

Frank Ra­phiek Cris­tea

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