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Drug Round Up - 8/29/19

DRUG ROUND-UP

 

NATURE OF INCIDENT:  Drug Investigations – Trafficking of Heroin, Methamphetamine, Cocaine, Marijuana, Synthetic Cannabinoids, LSD and MDMA
 
PERSONS INVOLVED:    Thirteen (13) Drug Trafficking Suspects (see narrative)
 
 
DETAILS OF INCIDENT:
 
On August 29, 2019, in the early morning hours, detectives from the Berks County District Attorney’s Drug Task Force conducted a round-up of drug traffickers throughout Berks County.  Detectives attempted to serve arrest warrants on thirteen suspects for violations of the PA Controlled Substances Drug Act.  These suspects distributed controlled substances throughout Berks County over the past year.  Undercover detectives made thirty drug purchases from the suspects.  The purchases ranged from $20 to $380 in U.S. Currency. 
 
Below is a list of the suspects charged.  A total of six suspects (shaded red) were apprehended at the time of this press release.  The remaining seven suspects are still at large.  If anyone has any information regarding the whereabouts of the wanted suspects please conduct the Berks County District Attorney’s Detectives at 610-478-7171 and/or Crime Alert Berks 1-877-373-9913. 
 
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Suspects Involved and Charged:
 
1.      Amyas Deleon, age 25
1310 Allegheny Ave, Reading, PA
Charges: Poss./PWI/Delivery of Cocaine, LSD & MDMA
 
2.      Kaleb Lozano Gonzalez, age 18
220 N Miller Street, Shillington, PA
Charges: Poss./PWI/Delivery of Heroin
 
3.      Skyler Ganns, age 27
417 S. 5th Street, Shillington PA
Charges: Poss./PWI/Delivery of Marijuana
 
4.      Pedro Jose Acevedo Sierra, age 50
17 S. 3rd Street 3rd floor, Reading, PA
Charges: Poss./PWI/Del of Heroin & Del of Non-Controlled Substance
 
5.      Michael Ortiz, age 31
1309 Cotton Street, Reading, PA
Charges: Poss./PWI of Cocaine and Methamphetamine & Person not to Possess a Firearms
 
6.      Kidany Encarnacion-Figueroa, age 28
817 Lincoln Street, Reading, PA
Poss./PWI of Cocaine and Methamphetamine (3cts), Criminal Conspiracy (2cts) & Person not to Possess a Firearms
 
7.      Julio Caraballo-Cruz, age 38
111 S. 8th Street, 3rd flr., Reading, PA
Charges: Poss./PWI/Delivery of Methamphetamine (6cts) Heroin (2cts), Synthetic Cannabinoids (5cts), Criminal Conspiracy (7cts)
 
8.      Hector Pitre Ramos, age 36
1022 Washington Street, Reading, PA
Charges: Poss./PWI/Delivery of Methamphetamine (2cts), Synthetic Cannabinoids (6cts), Criminal Conspiracy (6cts)
 
9.      Maria Echevarria, age 33
531 Robeson Street, Reading, PA
Charges: Poss./PWI/Delivery of Synthetic Cannabinoids (3cts), Criminal Conspiracy (3cts)
 
10.  Timothy Cruz, age 30
1033 Washington Street, Reading, PA
Charges: Poss./PWI/Delivery of Synthetic Cannabinoids (2cts), Criminal Conspiracy (2cts)
 
11.  Theodore Bethea, age 21
115-A N. 5th Street, Reading, PA
Charges: Poss./PWI/Delivery of Synthetic Cannabinoids (2cts), Criminal Conspiracy (2cts)
 
12.  Luis Cruz-Hernandez, age 22
1204 Allegheny Ave, Reading, PA
Charges: Poss./PWI/Delivery of Synthetic Cannabinoids (3cts), methamphetamine (2cts), Criminal Conspiracy (5cts)
 
13.  Aaron M. Lewis, age 24             
420 Calco Ave. Sinking Spring Pa
Charges: Poss./PWI/Delivery of Methamphetamine                       
 
 
As in every criminal case, the fact that an arrest occurred or a complaint has been filed is merely an accusation, a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.