Traf­fic stop ends in drug charges

The Morning Call - - LOCAL NEWS -

A 27-year-old man is fac­ing a num­ber of drug charges af­ter a traf­fic stop Wed­nes­day night in Allentown, po­lice said.

Der­ick Lee Hy­mans, of Palmer­ton, was a pas­sen­ger in a car that was stopped at 9:33 p.m. at Lum­ber and Wal­nut streets. Po­lice said they towed the car be­cause of a num­ber of mo­tor code vi­o­la­tions that in­cluded not hav­ing a li­cense plate, reg­is­tra­tion or in­sur­ance.

Po­lice found mar­i­juana, metham­phetamine, heroin and co­caine in the area where he was seated and also found hun­dreds of empty wax pack­ets com­monly used to pack­age heroin, court records say. Hy­mans also had al­most $3,000 in his pocket, po­lice said.

Hy­mans was charged with pos­ses­sion with in­tent to de­liver heroin, pos­ses­sion with in­tent to de­liver metham­phetamine, pos­ses­sion with in­tent to de­liver co­caine, pos­ses­sion with in­tent to de­liver mar­i­juana, pos­ses­sion of heroin, pos­ses­sion of metham­phetamine, pos­ses­sion of co­caine, pos­ses­sion of mar­i­juana and pos­ses­sion of drug para­pher­na­lia.

He was ar­raigned by Dis­trict Judge Pa­tri­cia En­gler and sent to Le­high County Jail un­der $250,000 bail.

Hy­mans had been await­ing trial on three ar­rests in Fe­bru­ary, two of them for drug deal­ing.

— Manuel Gamiz Jr.

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