Nearby: Authorities Arrest Felon in Bentleyville—Drugs, $250 Cash Found

Michael Derrow, Jr. was found to be in possession of cocaine and more than $250,000 cash, officials said late Wednesday.

District Attorney Eugene A. Vittone announced Wednesday evening that the Pennsylvania State Police—in cooperation with detectives of the Washington County District Attorney’s Drug Task Force, Washington County Sheriff’s Office, and Southwest Regional Police Department—conducted a search that yielded cocaine and more than $250 in cash.

Authorities executed a search warrant at 603 Main Street in Bentleyville.  The warrant also included Michael Derrow Jr., 33, of Bentleyville. 

Discovered inside of Derrow’s apartment were numerous firearms and cash. 

"Cocaine was discovered on Mr. Derrow’s person," Vittone said in a release. 

Derrow is on probation for felony drug charges from Allegeheny County and was apprehended inside a tavern. Derrow as a convicted felon, and is not to possess firearm's, according to Vittone.

Derrow faces charges of possession with intent to deliver cocaine, a felony, and firearms not to be possessed by a felon. Derrow will be arraigned late Wednesday before District Justice Curtis Thompson.

“This case together very quickly this afternoon and I applaud the efforts of the dedicated law enforcement officers who participated in this search and arrest.”  Vittone stated.


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