Selinsgrove man jailed for drugs, guns

SELINSGROVE — A Selinsgrove man has been sent to prison for dealing drugs. According to The Daily Item, 34-year-old Jeffrey Snyder sold drugs from his Orange Street home. Snyder reportedly sold narcotics from a confidential informant in September and October. When busted, Snyder was in possession of cocaine, heroin and a pistol with the serial number destroyed.

The informant was working with Montoursville state troopers. Snyder was tracked to the his home where 3 ounces of cocaine, 9 ounces of heroin, 5 pounds of marijuana and 2 ounces of psychedelic mushrooms were found.

Police say Snyder admitted storing the items at the home. Snyder was also in possession of two handguns, which he said he received as payment for drugs from a Hazleton source. Snyder was arrested and arraigned before District Judge John Reed Friday.

He faces 19 felony counts of possession, delivery, conspiracy to deliver controlled substance, receiving stolen property, unlawful possession of firearms and altering identification marks on a handgun. He was sent to Snyder County Prison in lieu of $500,000 bail. His preliminary hearing is set for Tuesday. (Codi Jade)





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