Today West Hazleton Police pulled over a vehicle being driven with faulty lighting equipment. During the stop, officers discovered a male passenger possessed 130 bags of heroin concealed on him. The male was also found to have an outstanding warrant stemming from dangerous drug charges filed by the Philadelphia Police Department.
The investigation revealed the male possessed heroin with the intent to deliver or distribute it.
Gary Bowman, 39 of Berwick, faces a felony count of Possession with Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance.
Bowman was arraigned and committed to the Luzerne County Correctional Facility on $75,000 straight bail.
The West Hazleton Police Department was assisted by officers from the Butler Township Police Department during the incident.