Man Accused of Selling Meth to Jefferson County Task Force Agents Set to Appear in Court

BROOKVILLE, Pa. (EYT) – A man who allegedly sold drugs to members of the Jefferson County Drug Task Force earlier this summer will appear in district court on Thursday.

According to court documents, 25-year-old Joseph William Carter III faces a preliminary hearing at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 17, in District Judge Greg Bazylak’s office on the following charges:

– Manufacture, Delivery, or Possession With Intent to Manufacture or Deliver, Felony
– Criminal Use Of Communication Facility, Felony 3
– Intentional Possession Controlled Substance By Person Not Register, Misdemeanor

Carter is currently lodged in an Albion Correctional Facility.

Details of the case:

According to Brookville Police, agents from the Drug Task Force, County Probation, and Brookville Borough Police Department conducted a controlled purchase of methamphetamine on June 6 from Joseph William Carter, at Memorial Park.

Following the drug sale, Carter ran from uniformed officers as they attempted to apprehend him.

Carter was later observed and captured by agents from the Jefferson County Drug Task Force and officers from the Brookville Borough Police Department.

Carter was also a fugitive from the justice at the time after failing to return to an Erie County halfway house on May 5.

He has had numerous charges against him, mostly for driving offenses, including DUI in Jefferson County, and two drug convictions in Clarion County.

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