Pennsylvania Police Called For Burglary, Find A Lot Of Drugs Instead
Altoona Pennsylvania police were summoned for a suspected burglary in a residential area, however, the cops found more than they bargained for.
What Did Police Find?
Police discovered a large stash of Fentanyl and other illicit substances worth a total of $25,000 in the apartment of Allen Phelan Jr., 46.
What Was the Report?
When the cops arrived, Phelan reported that his window was broken by the alleged burglar. However, police did not see any indications that there was a break-in.
They searched Phelan's apartment and found various clonazepam pills, which Phelan said he had for panic attacks, but couldn't present a prescription for it.
In plain sight, they also found a pill bottle containing a white substance and a small measuring spoon with white residue.
Getting A Search Warrant
After getting a search warrant, they found several illegal drugs, including Fentanyl, methamphetamine, and marijuana. They also uncovered paraphernalia such as electronic scales, multiple smoking devices, and small glass vials with twist tops.
According to the complaint, while executing the warrant, police found the following:
- 47 grams of Fentanyl and 71 packages of it valued at $25,000
- 13 grams of meth valued at $1,300
- 20 grams of marijuana valued at $600
- 9 suboxone strips valued at $400
- 12 clonazepam valued at $150
Additionally, police noticed that Phelan has a prior conviction for possession with intent to distribute. He was remanded to the Blair County Prison, with bail set at $50,000. A preliminary hearing for his case is scheduled for September 6.