Man charged with pos­ses­sion

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Mont­gomery County Dis­trict At­tor­ney Risa Vetri Fer­man and Hat­boro po­lice Chief James Gard­ner an­nounce the ar­rest of Ter­rance Ma­lik An­der­son, 29, of the 2700 block of West Mas­ter Street, Philadel­phia.

Hat­boro po­lice re­ceived in­for­ma­tion in­di­cat­ing that An­der­son was en­gaged in the il­le­gal dis­tri­bu­tion of nar­cotics in the Hat­boro area, po­lice said.

As a re­sult, Hat­boro and Up­per More­land po­lice, as­signed to the Mont­gomery County Drug Task Force, set up sur­veil­lance in the 300 block of South York Road, Hat­boro Wed­nes­day af­ter­noon.

Po­lice ob­served An­der­son ap­proach a fe­male in a park­ing lot and the two ap­peared to en­gage in a hand-to-hand drug trans­ac­tion.

Po­lice moved in and An­der­son was sub­se­quently found to be in pos­ses­sion of 120 bags of heroin, seven bags of co­caine and a small amount of mar­i­huana.

An­der­son was ar­rested and has been charged with pos­ses­sion of con­trolled sub­stances with in­tent to de­liver, pos­ses­sion of con­trolled sub­stances, and pos­ses­sion of mar­i­huana.

He was ar­raigned by Dis­trict Judge Juanita Price of Glen­side and bail was set at $250,000 cash, po­lice said. The de­fen­dant was re­manded to the Mont­gomery County Cor­rec­tional Fa­cil­ity in lieu of bail.

A pre­lim­i­nary hear­ing is sched­uled for May 6 at 10 a.m. be­fore Dis­trict Judge Paul Leo of Hat­boro.

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