DELAWARE COUNTY NARCOTICS INVESTIGATION LEADS TO RAID & RECOVERY OF GUNS, METH, FENTANYL & MORE

NAYZE MEDIA (STAFF)

LOCAL: BROOMALL, P.A.

Cover Photo Courtesy: WBN 10 TV.com

32-year old, Christopher Newby, of Philadelphia, has been arrested and charged with drug and weapons offenses after a multi-agency, months-long, narcotics investigation. A report from MyChessCo said, in the early months of 2022, members of the Marple Township Police Department, P.A. State Police, and the Delaware County Task force, initiated an investigation into an individual suspected of trafficking drugs in and around Marple Township, Delaware County.

PHOTO COURTESY: YAHOO!

During the months of April and May, an undercover law enforcement officer posing as a customer, made multiple purchases of narcotics in and around Marple Township as part of the multi-agency’s investigation.

Authorities executed a search warrant at Christopher Newby’s Philadelphia residence on June 1, 2022. A search of his residence turned up the following eventually confiscated items:

  • Glock 43 blue/silver
  • Glock 43 pink/silver (reported stolen by owner)
  • Raven Arms MP-25 silver(serial numbers scratched off)
  • One Pound of Methamphetamine
  • 275 grams of cocaine
  • 125 grams of Fentanyl
  • 400 wax paper bags stamped “Playboy” (containing suspected Fentanyl)
  • 390 wax paper bags stamped “We the best” (containing suspected Fentanyl)
  • 45 wax paper bags stamped “Jungle Killer” (containing suspected Fentanyl)
  • 135 suspected pressed Fentanyl pills
  • 640 Xanax pills
  • 35 Ecstasy pills
  • Crack cocaine (amount unspecified)
  • Drug paraphernalia
  • $100,000 cash
  • 2021 Honda Accord

Christopher Newby was taken into custody following the search of his home and charged with the following:

  • Dealing in proceeds of unlawful activities
  • Persons not to possess firearm
  • Firearm with altered manufacturer’s number
  • Possession with intent to deliver
  • Possession of a controlled substance
  • Possessing instruments of crime
  • Receiving stolen property

Newby is currently being held at the Delaware County Prison. Newby is being held with bail (undisclosed amount), but has yet been able to post it.

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