Police say heroin, crack discovered
A routine check by county probation officers at a Butler apartment Wednesday led to a not-so-routine discovery: 30 grams of unpackaged heroin, more than 60 grams of crack cocaine and other drug contraband, authorities said.
The seized narcotics could fetch an estimated $15,000 on the street, according to county Chief Detective Tim Fennell, who heads the Butler County Drug Task Force.
The task force arrested three men, all drug felons, who investigators believe were using the apartment in the 200 block of West Brady Street to sell drugs.
Charged with multiple counts of felony drug possession are Floyd B. Carpenter, 35, of Pittsburgh; and Mark A. Cook, 35, and Sahire A. Walker, 40, both of New Castle.
The men were arraigned Wednesday night and placed in the Butler County Prison on a $100,000 bail each.
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