HUNTINGDON - George Zanic, Huntingdon County District Attorney, said Phillip, Thomas Jr., Kenneth, and William Spell, have been arrested on charges related to the possesion and delivery of heroin.
Police said the brothers were taken to Magisterial District Judge Douglas L. Gummo, in Alexandria, Friday afternoon to be arraigned.
According to the report early Friday morning, detectives from the Huntingdon County District
Attorney's Office, the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General, Huntingdon County Drug Task Force, Huntingdon County Sheriff's Department and the Huntingdon Borough Police Department served a search warrant on a home located at 917 Moore Street, Huntingdon.
Police said the search warrant was requested Thursday evening after the execution of a controlled purchase of heroin from the Moore Street home.
Officers found and seized about $10,000 worth of heroin, eight firearms, cash and other drug paraphernalia, police said. According to the report, agents from the Attorney General's Special Operations Group and the Huntingdon County Sheriff's Office K-9, Brit, and his handler, Lieutenant Jeff Leonard assisted with the entry into the residence.
"This operation started as the result of ongoing complaints by neighbors in the area of Moore Street," stated Zanic. "I'm pleased to get these people out of our community, and I appreciate the cooperation and support we received from Attorney General Linda Kelly, (Huntingdon Borough Police Department) Chief Rufus Brenneman and Sheriff Bill Walters. A lot of people did a lot of work over the last several weeks to make this a successful operation."