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Nearby: Heroin, Cash Seized During Search

Washington County District Attorney Gene Vittone released the following information.

Cash and 287 stamp bags of heroin were seized during a search of a City of Washington home on Tuesday.

Washington County District Attorney Eugene A. Vittone announced Tuesday that that the Washington County District Attorney's Drug Task Force, City of Washington Police and state police in Washington executed a search warrant at 518 East Maiden St.

The search warrant was a result of a cooperative investigation and focused on the heroin and crack cocaine trafficking of Wayne Murphy, 20, and Matthew Leavens, 20, both of Pittsburgh.

The search warrant resulted in the seizure of 287 baggies of heroin and $322 in cash and drug paraphernalia.

Murphy will be charged with delivery of heroin, possession with intent to distribute heroin, possession of heroin, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Leavens will be charged with delivery of heroin, posession with intent to deliver
heroin, possession of heroin and possession of drug paraphernalia.

“This operation demonstrates what can result from cooperative professional police efforts and I appreciate the work done by the Pennsylvania State Police, Washington Police Department and the detectives of the Washington County Drug Task Force in continuing to aggressively pursue those selling dangerous drugs in our community," Vittone said.


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