April 13, 2010 |

Drug bust nets crack, cocaine and guns in Mount Oliver

Last week, the Pittsburgh Police Bureau Narcotics Unit completed an investigation culminating in a search warrant and arrests in Mount Oliver.

In the investigation, a search warrant was executed in the 300 block of Quincy Street with the assistance of the South Hills Area Council of Governments (SHACOG) Critical Incident Response Team (CIRT) and Mount Oliver Police. A large quantity of powder and crack cocaine; Ecstasy pills and marijuana were recovered, one 12-gauge shotgun, one .357 magnum revolver and a stolen Bersa automatic pistol which was taken in a burglary in 2008. There was $18, 949 in U.S. Currency and drug paraphernalia recovered.

The street value of the drugs recovered is $37,330 and included: powder and crack cocaine, $30,000; marijuana, $5,000; oxycodone, endoset, hydrocodone, $2,280; and, Ecstasy pills, $50.

The police arrested Todd Detwiler, 24, from the 300 block of Quincy Avenue and charged him with two counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance, two counts of Possession with the Intent to Deliver; former convict not to own a firearm, Receiving Stolen Property and drug paraphernalia. He was take to the Allegheny County Jail.

Also arrested was his brother, Brandon Detwiler, 22, from the same address. He will receive a summons for Possession of a small amount of marijuana.

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