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Hanover, PA

Joshua Mencke, 24 yrs of Eastview Drive, Parsons, Pa

Incident Details:

Hanover Police, released information on a narcotics operation that began on December 20, 2018, a joint narcotics operation was conducted in Hanover Township with the Luzerne County District Attorney’s Drug Task Force and the Hanover Township Patrol /Narcotics Unit. As a result, Joshua Mencke, was taken into custody on the Sans Souci Parkway, Hanover Township on delivery of marihuana charges.

Authorities say they made purchases of marihuana were made from the subject, Joshua Mencke, in Hanover Township.

The suspect was transported to the Luzerne County Prison for overnight arraignment for Delivery of a Schedule I Controlled Substance, Marihuana (2 counts), Possession with the Intent to Deliver a Sch I Controlled Substance, Marihuana (2 counts), Possession of Marihuana (2 counts) and Criminal Use of a Communication Facility (2 counts).

The subject was transported to the Luzerne County Prison for overnight arraignment and his bail was set at $25,000.00 unsecured.