Thursday, August 27, 2015

Kennett Square drug probe's net widens

An ongoing drug investigation in Kennett Square resulted in the arrest yesterday of a 20-year-old borough resident, police said.

Kennett Square drug probe's net widens

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Shane Reeves was arrested yesterday on drug charges.

An ongoing drug investigation in Kennett Square resulted in the arrest yesterday of a 20-year-old borough resident, police said. Shane Reeves was the fourth defendant taken into custody in the past week after a probe of several months, said Kennett Square Police Chief Edward Zunino.

Reeves, who was arraigned and released on $30,000 unsecured bail, faces charges that include two counts of cocaine delivery and three counts of marijuana delivery of marijuana. Zunino said the cocaine had an estimated street value of $2,100.

On Oct. 19, police executed search warrants in the 300 block of E. State St. and the 300 block of E. Linden St. Taken into custody were Roxanne R. Steele, 59, Kristen L. Watson, 36, and Ana Claudia Bustos, 31.
 Evidence seized during the search warrants consisted of powder and rock cocaine, drug paraphernalia, and cash, police said. 

A preliminary hearing for Reeves is scheduled for Nov. 15.

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