Son of Brockway Man Who Shot Trooper Faces Multiple Drug Charges

BROCKWAY, Pa. (EYT) – According to Punxsutawney-based State Police, drug charges have been filed against the son of a Brockway man who took his own life after shooting a DuBois State Trooper last year.

Police say on September 11, 2013, a search warrant was obtained for a residence on Cemetery Road, in Brockway, Jefferson County, occupied by Kenneth Raymond Lees, II, and law enforcement personnel were holding Lees’ father at bay in a standoff.

In the process of serving the warrant, Trooper Bradley K. Wilson, PSP DuBois, was shot by Lees’ father. Lees’ father took his own life prior to officers gaining entry into the house, according to police.

At the same time, Kenneth Lees, II was apprehended just off State Route 219 in the Brockway area, police say.

As a result of Lees’ involvement in the manufacturing of controlled substances at his home, several charges have been filed relating to violations of the Controlled Substance, Drug, Device, and Cosmetic Act.

The violations are related to manufacturing marijuana, MDMA and methamphetamine, and possessing substances used in the manufacturing process.

Additionally, Lees was charged with operating a methamphetamine lab and several counts of criminal conspiracy.

Unable to post $350,000.00 bail, Lees was lodged in the Jefferson County jail.

Trooper Wilson continues to recover from his injuries.


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