Crime & Courts

3 jailed on drug distribution, trafficking charges after bust at York home

Abel Hernandez
Abel Hernandez York County Sheriff’s Office

Three York residents were jailed on drug trafficking and distribution charges Monday after authorities found them in possession of marijuana, ecstasy, Adderall and hashish, according to the York County Multijurisdictional Drug Enforcement Unit.

The drug unit and York County sheriff’s deputies searched a home on the 100 block of Creekstone Lane in York about 5:15 p.m. Monday, according to a sheriff’s report. Inside, they found 32-year-old Abel Hernandez and 20-year-old Leah Hernandez in possession of about 130 grams of marijuana, in addition to scales and packaging materials.

Abel Hernandez and Leah Hernandez were trafficking about 11 “dose units” of MDMA, also known as ecstasy or “Molly,” the report states. Each was charged with trafficking MDMA and possession with intent to distribute.

Justin Nathaniel Bennett, 28, had about 90 grams of marijuana in his possession along with digital scales and packaging materials, investigators said. He also had 14 doses of Adderall pills and about 2 grams of hashish.

Bennett was charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana, possession with intent to distribute Adderall and possession of hashish.

Officers also seized about $350 cash from the three suspects. All three remained in the York County detention center without bond Tuesday afternoon.

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