Wright Township, Luzerne County Drug Task Force arrest 60 year old in narcotics bust

Wright Township, Luzerne County Drug Task Force arrest 60 year old in narcotics bust

Mountain Top, PA

Wright Township Police Department, along with the Luzerne County Drug Task Force, arrested Martin Jones, 60, of Wright Township on March 22, 2019.

Police say Jones was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession with Intent to Manufacture or Deliver a Controlled Substance, and Criminal Use of a Communication Facility.

Authorities allege Jones was in possession of and sold cocaine in February 2019.

Jones was arraigned before District Justice Donald Whitaker and bail was set at $50,000 and remanded to the Luzerne County Correctional Facility unable to post bond.

A preliminary hearing is set for April 4, 2019

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