Thursday, 17 April 2014
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Thursday, 27 March 2014
Two Philipsburg area men are in custody after a 3-month drug investigation.
Rebel Towing owner John Lorraine Bowes, 33, of Decatur Township, Clearfield County, and his employee, Walter Lee Wagner, 42, of Philipsburg, were arrested Tuesday after the state police Bureau of Criminal Investigation North Central Strike Force served search warrants at the towing company on Curve and Moshannon streets in Rush Township, and Bowes’ Walton Street residence.
According to police, the arrests were the conclusion of an investigation that began in December. Troopers said they observed and identified individuals buying and selling heroin at the towing service.
In March 2014, in secret troopers began making controlled purchases of heroin, police said in a statement. During the inquiry, numerous customers who purchased heroin from the business were identified along with the sources of the heroin.
Warrants served in Centre and Clearfield counties at the two properties netted heroin, drug things and about $21,000 in cash.
Bowes was charged with at least 14 felony counts of produce, delivery or possession with intent to produce or deliver and at least seven counts of misdemeanor possession, as well as plan to manufacture, deliver or possess and criminal use of a message facility.
He is lodged at Centre County Correctional Facility in lieu of $100,000 bail.
Wagner is charged with two felony counts of manufacture, delivery or possession with intent to deliver and one charge of conspiracy, as well as misdemeanor possession charges. He remains at Centre County Correctional ability in lieu of $25,000 bail.
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Tuesday, 4 March 2014
District of Columbia official have declared a snow urgent situation will go into effect early Monday. That means cars parked on snow emergency routes will be ticketed and towed.
D.C. officials announced Sunday that the snow emergency situation will begin at 7 a.m. Monday. The District of Columbia Department of Public Works and Department of Transportation will move cars off snow emergency routes so that snow can be cleared from curb to curb.
Parking limits will remain in effect until officials lift the order.
The fines for parking on a snow routes during emergencies are $250 for the violation and $100 for towing fees. Drivers are also charged $20 per day as a storage fee until cars are claimed.