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Homestead man arrested for suspected drug delivery

05/02/2014
Molly VanWoert
Lead News Writer

Indiana Borough Police arrested a Homestead man after he fled from a suspected drug delivery on South Sixth Street.

Indiana Borough Police detectives approached Desmond Michael Johnson, 25, after receiving several calls of suspicious activity in the area, according to a news release.

Johnson fled the scene and discarded several bags of suspected heroin, said the release.

Police recovered 20 bags of heroin and $400 in cash.

Johnson is being charged with possession with intent to deliver heroin, a felony, as well as other drug charges.

A 23-year-old female, who was in the area, was also briefly detained and later released, according to the release.

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