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2 charged after 1800 bags of heroin found in Philly to Lancaster drug operation

LANCASTER, Pa- Officials have charged two dealers after their Philly to Lancaster drug operation was brought to a halt. Lancaster County’s Drug Task Force recen...
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LANCASTER, Pa- Officials have charged two dealers after their Philly to Lancaster drug operation was brought to a halt.

Lancaster County’s Drug Task Force recently charged Jose E. Gonzalez, 45, and Carlos E. Colon, 32, with felony counts of drug-dealing and related misdemeanors.

The charges stemmed from a Jan. 11 search warrant at a Manor Township home, where detectives found 1,800 bags of heroin,  large bundles marijuana, methamphetamine, and $6,000 cash.

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The heroin has an estimated street value of $11,000.

Gonzalez also  known as “Jossy,” and Colon also had body armor and packaging materials for the drugs.

Officials said that men were dealing across Lancaster, Lebanon and York counties.

Gonzalez is free after a bondsman posted $200,000 bail. Colon is still in Lancaster County Prison on $250,000 bail.

The arrests resulted from an investigation that involved surveillance and informant buys. The heroin bundles were being sold for $85 apiece