Wilkes-Barres Police arrest Bobby Bates, seize crack cocaine

Wilkes-Barre, PAOn March 22, 2019, the Wilkes-Barre Police say they began an investigation into a subject wanted for felony drug trafficking charges police identified as 46 year old Bobby Bates.Police say Bates was believed to be located and dealing drugs from the address of 232 Poplar Street in Wilkes-BarreFollowing an investigation authorities say they corroborated Bates was at the address. Police say they applied for, and received, a search warrant for the property.Upon entry into the residence  police say they took Bates into custody without incident. During the search police say they seized a quantity of crack cocaine.


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