Sixteen Nailed in Streel-Level Drug Sweep

CLARION COUNTY, Pa. (EYT) – Sixteen people were charged on Wednesday following a joint investigation into street-level drug trafficking in Clarion County.

“This was a joint effort and a several-month investigation by CNET and the Pennsylvania State Police Vice Unit,” said District Attorney Mark Aaron in a release issued late Wednesday afternoon.

“Today’s operation is a continuation of the efforts of CNET and State Police Vice to combat drug trafficking at every level.”

District Judge Timothy Schill arraigned ten of the defendants on Wednesday.

Arrest warrants are still outstanding for six individuals.

felmlee-mugLILLY FELMLEE
25-years-old
5667 Route 368, Parker, Pa.

Date of Offense: 4/9/15
Date Jailed: 11/8/17
 
 
 
 
 
Charges:

  • Delivery of Acetaminophen and Oxycodone, Felony
  • Criminal Use of Communication, Felony 3
  • Possession of Controlled Substance, Misdemeanor

Details: On April 19, 2015, Lilly Rose Townsend Felmlee delivered acetaminophen and oxycodone hydrochloride, 10 mg. pills, a Schedule II Narcotic, to a Confidential Informant (C.I.). The exchange of $100.00 for 10 pills was arranged via text message conversations between the C.I. and Felmlee, and they agreed to meet in the car wash parking lot in Sligo Borough. Felmlee told the C.I. that she had to get the pills from Terry McIntyre.
 
 

geibel-mugJASON GEIBEL
29-years-old
Criley Road, Fenelton, Pa.

Date of Offense: 8/9/16
Date Jailed: 11/8/17
 
 
 
 
 
Charges:

  • Delivery of Buprenorphine, Felony
  • Criminal Use of Communication, Felony 3
  • Possession of Controlled Substance, Misdemeanor

Details: Jason Paul Geibel delivered buprenorphine, a Schedule III Controlled Substance, to a CNET C.I. in exchange for $320.00. The C.I. provided information to CNET member William Peck IV that he/she had been communicating with Geibel via Facebook and set up the transaction for the evening of August 9, 2016, in the parking lot of Riverside in the Borough of East Brady. CNET member William Peck IV took 26 pictures of the Facebook messenger log between Geibel and the C.I.
 
 

hartzell-mugRUSSELL HARTZELL
29-years-old
Buckhorn Road, Knox, Pa.

Date of Offense: 7/29/16
Date Jailed: 11/8/17
 
 
 
 
 
Charges:

  • Conspiracy to Deliver Heroin, Felony

Details: On July 26, 2016, Using a C.I., CNET member William Peck IV and Trooper Thomas of Troop C. Vice Unit conducted a controlled drug purchase of heroin involving Russell Warren Hartzell and a known woman. The C.I. purchased two “buns” containing a total of 20 stamp bags of heroin in exchange for $340.00 with the transaction to take place at the Quik Fill Gas station on State Route 66 in Monroe Township. The bags were marked “beetlejuice.” The C.I. notified CNET member William Peck IV that Hartzell was sending a known woman for the exchange. There were numerous messages on the C.I.’s phone which included Facebook messages from Hartzell, Facebook messages from the known woman, and text messages from Hartzell.

 
 

knight-mugANTHONY KNIGHT
29-years-old
Petrolia Street, Knox, Pa.

Date of Offense: 6/14/16
Date Jailed: 11/8/17
 
 
 
 
 
Charges:

  • Conspiracy to Deliver Oxycodone, Felony

Details: On June 14, 2016, a known woman delivered percocet and ridalin (acetaminophen/oxycodone) pills, a Schedule II Controlled Substance, to a CNET C.I. in exchange for $100.00. The transaction was to take place behind the park on Grant Street, in Clarion Borough.

During the investigation, it was discovered that Anthony Knight drove the known woman to Grant Street for the drug purchase.
 
 

mcgiffin-mugKRISTIN MCGIFFIN
37-years-old
Carwick Road, Rimersburg, Pa.

Date of Offense: 11/16/16, 1/31/17
Date Jailed: 11/8/17
 
 
 
 
 
Charges:

  • Delivery of Suboxone, Felony (2 counts)
  • Possession of Controlled Substance, Misdemeanor (2 counts)
  • Criminal Use of Communication, Felony 3 (2 counts)

Details: On November 16, 2016, Kristin McGiffin delivered two suboxone pills, a Schedule II Controlled Substance, to a CNET C.I. in exchange for $80.00. The C.I. stated that he/she communicated via social media and set up the transaction which took place at McGiffin’s residence on Carwick Road, in Rimersburg.

On January 31, 2017, Kristin McGiffin delivered two suboxone pills, a Schedule II Controlled Substance, to a CNET C.I. in exchange for $80.00. The C.I. communicated with McGiffin via a cell phone to set up the drug purchase.
 
 

oday-mugBRANDON O’DAY
31-years-old
Township Line Road, Oil City, Pa.

Date of Offense: 2/28/17
Date Jailed: 11/8/17
 
 
 
 
 
Charges:

  • Delivery of Methamphetamine, Felony
  • Criminal Use of Communication, Felony 3
  • Possession of Controlled Substance, Misdemeanor
  • Possession of Paraphernalia, Misdemeanor

Details: On February 28, 2017, Brandon O’Day delivered .09 grams of methamphetamine, a Schedule II Controlled Substance, contained in a piece of aluminum foil, to a CNET C.I. in exchange for $80.00. The C.I. and O’Day set up the drug purchase via a cell phone message, and it took place in the Sheetz parking lot in Clarion Borough.
 
 

KAYLA PATTON (mugshot not available)
25-years-old
Chestnut Street, Rimersburg, Pa.

Date of Offense: 6/14/15
Date Jailed: 11/8/17
Charges:

  • Delivery of Subutex, Felony
  • Criminal Use of Communication, Felony 3

Details: On June 14, 2015, Kayla Patton sold four subutex pills to a C.I. in exchange for $200.00. The meeting was set up via text messages to facilitate the drug transaction at Patton’s residence on Atchinson Way in Rimersburg.
 
 

pohl-mugKATRINA POHL
20-years-old
Mayport Road, Mayport, Pa.

Date of Offense: 4/10/17
Date Jailed: 11/8/17
 
 
 
 
 
Charges:

  • Delivery of LSD, Felony
  • Criminal Use of Communication, Felony 3
  • Possession of Controlled Substance, Misdemeanor
  • Possession of Paraphernalia, Misdemeanor

Details: On April 10, 2017, Katrina Lynn Pohl delivered LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide), a Schedule I Controlled Substance, which was contained in aluminum foil, to a CNET C.I. in exchange for U.S. Currency. The drug transaction was set up via a cell phone message, and the exchange was arranged at Pohl’s residence on Mayport Road, in Mayport.
 
 

RUSSELL REEDY (mugshot not available)
54-years-old
W. State Street, Knox, Pa.

Date of Offense: 7/19/16
Date Jailed: 11/8/17 – Posted Bail
Charges:

  • Delivery of Dihydrocodeinone, Felony
  • Criminal Use of Communication, Felony 3
  • Possession of Controlled Substance, Misdemeanor
  • Possession of Paraphernalia, Misdemeanor

Details: On July 19, 2016, Russell James Reedy delivered pain pills containing dihydrocodeinone, a Schedule III Controlled Substance, to a CNET C.I. at Reedy’s residence located on West State Street, in Knox Borough. The drug exchange was communicated via text messages.

Reedy was released from the Clarion County Jail on Wednesday after posting $25,000 cash bail.
 
 

zeitler-mugANNETTE ZEITLER
52-years-old
South 5th Avenue, Clarion, Pa.

Date of Offense: 6/30/16, 7/15/16
Date Jailed: 11/8/17
 
 
 
 
 
Charges:

  • Delivery of Morphine, Felony (2 counts)
  • Criminal Use of Communication, Felony 3 (2 counts)
  • Possession of Controlled Substance, Misdemeanor (3 counts)

Details: On June 30, 2016, Annette Zeitler delivered five pills containing morphine, a Schedule II Controlled Substance, to a CNET C.I. in exchange for $100.00. Zeitler and the C.I. communicated via a text message prior to the delivery. The transaction happened at Zeitler’s apartment on South 5th Avenue, in Clarion. The C.I. said that Zeitler’s daughters were present during the transaction, and it took place in the living room area.

On July 15, 2016, Annette Zeitler delivered three pills of morphine to a CNET C.I. in exchange for $60.00. The transaction was communicated via text messages, and it was set up to occur at Zeitler’s apartment on South 5th Avenue, in Clarion. The C.I. related that he/she entered the apartment, and a female just arrived before him/her and purchased five to six of the same type of pills before he/she did.
 
 

Warrants have been issued for the following individuals and arrests are expected to be made soon:

CODY ANTHONY
28-years-old
Hill Street, Emlenton, Pa.

Date of Offense: 4/26/16
Date Jailed: Outstanding Warrant
Charges:

  • Criminal Conspiracy to Deliver, Felony
  • Criminal Use of Communication, Felony 3

DYLAN BECKER
25-years-old
Route 322, Clarion, Pa.

Date of Offense: 6/11/16, 6/16/16, 7/26/16
Date Jailed: Outstanding Warrant
Charges:

  • Delivery of THC Wax, Felony
  • Criminal Use of Communication, Felony 3 (2 counts)
  • Possession of Controlled Substance, Misdemeanor (3 counts)
  • Possession of Paraphernalia, Misdemeanor (3 counts)
  • Delivery of Marijuana, Felony (2 counts)

BRADEN FERRINGER
23-years-old
Route 58, Sligo, Pa.

Date of Offense: 5/30/17
Date Jailed: Outstanding Warrant
Charges:

  • Delivery of Suboxone, Felony
  • Criminal Use of Communication, Felony 3
  • Possession of Controlled Substance, Misdemeanor
  • Possession of Paraphernalia, Misdemeanor

MELISSA TOWNSEND
23-years-old
Smith Street, Rimersburg, Pa.

Date of Offense: 4/26/16
Date Jailed: Outstanding Warrant
Charges:

  • Criminal Conspiracy to Deliver, Felony
  • Criminal Use of Communication, Felony 3

SAMANTHA VERA
29-years-old
East Haven Drive, West Melbourne, Fl.

Date of Offense: 6/18/17
Date Jailed: Outstanding Warrant
Charges:

  • Delivery of Morphine, Felony
  • Criminal Use of Communication, Felony 3
  • Possession of Controlled Substance, Misdemeanor

SHANE WHITEHOUSE
23-years-old
Brazel Lane, Stoneboro, Pa.

Date of Offense: 4/29/16
Date Jailed: Outstanding Warrant
Charges:

  • Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana, Felony
  • Possession of Controlled Substance, Misdemeanor
  • Possession of Paraphernalia, Misdemeanor

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