Police: Falls Creek Man Arrested After Several Pounds of Marijuana Seized at Residence

Police sirenWASHINGTON TWP., Pa. (EYT) – Punxsutawney-based State Police say a narcotics investigation occurred at a residence on Beechtree Road, in Falls Creek, Washington Township, Jefferson County.

Police say an ongoing investigation into the distribution of marijuana led to a search warrant being issued on June 24 for the residence of 23-year-old Austin J. Smith, of 356 Beechtree Road in Falls Creek.

Pennsylvania State Police SERT team executed a search warrant at the residence shortly after 6:00 a.m. on June 24.

“As a result of the search warrant, several pounds of marijuana were seized along with a large sum of U.S. currency. Several firearms were also seized and taken into evidence,” according to police.

Smith was arraigned and placed in the Jefferson County Jail.

No other information is available at this time.

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