Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Mountville man busted for drugs

 On Sept.4, Officer Michael Hyson, of the Lancaster Bureau of Police, and detectives from the Lancaster County Drug Task  Force (DTF) did charge a Mountville man, Maharris Gonzalez-Silva, with felony drug violations. Responding to a citizen complaint of
drug dealing, Off. Hyson did stop Gonzalez-Silva in a vehicle in the 800 block of East Chestnut
St., Lancaster. Off. Hyson did observe ten small bags of suspected heroin in plain view inside
the vehicle. Off. Hyson and a DTF detective later searched the vehicle further, and located
and seized an additional 682 bags of heroin, as well as $2150.00 in cash. A subsequent
search of a Manheim Township hotel room registered to Gonzalez-Silva, yielded additional
bags of heroin, approximately 128 grams of cocaine, and drug paraphernalia commonly used
the delivery of controlled substances.
The controlled substances seized during this
investigation, have an approximate street value of $12,000.
Accused: Maharris Gonzalez-Silva, 29
As a result of this investigation, Gonzalez-Silva was charged with Possession with the Intent to
Deliver (PWID) Heroin by Off. Hyson. He was also charged with PWID Cocaine, Possession
of Heroin, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia by a DTF detective.
Gonzalez-Silva was committed to Lancaster County Prison on default of bail.