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Methamphetamine Trafficking 02.23.17

‚ÄčDRUG INVESTIGATION - METHAMPHETAMINE TRAFFICKING

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                 Kirsten Lynn Dickerscheid, age 27            Zachary Scott Himmelberger, age 24

In early January of 2017, the Berks County District Attorney's Drug Task Force Detectives initiated a drug investigation regarding the distribution of methamphetamine coming from the residence of the defendant, Kirsten Lynn Dickerscheid at 35 North 4th Street, Shartlesville, PA.

During the investigation, detectives confirmed that Kirsten Lynn Dickerscheid and others were selling methamphetamine from inside her residence.

On Thursday, February 9, 2017, based on information received and investigation conducted, the Berks County District Attorney's Drug Task Force Detectives obtained a search warrant for Kirsten Lynn Dickerscheid and her residence at 35 North 4th Street, Shartlesville, PA. The warrant was issued by Magisterial District Judge Bentz.

On Friday, February 10, 2017, at 7:10 a.m., the Berks County Drug Task Force Detectives including Spring Township Police Department, Exeter Township Police Department and the Pennsylvania State Police served the search warrant. The defendants, Kirsten Lynn Dickerscheid and Zachary Scott Himmelberger were present inside of the residence.

A search was conducted and detectives seized: 

  • bulk amount of methamphetamine with a street value of $27,000
  • 21 oxycodone pills with a street value of $650
  • assorted drug paraphernalia associated with the packaging and distribution of the controlled substances
  • one .357 caliber semi-automatic handgun
  • two stun guns
  • $3,050 in U.S. Currency which was believed to be proceeds from the distribution of the controlled substances

Subsequently, the defendant Kirsten Lynn Dickerscheid and Zachary Scott Himmelberger were charged with the following offenses:

Kirsten Lynn Dickerscheid

  • Possession with the Intent to Deliver Methamphetamine
  • Possession of Methamphetamine & Oxycodone
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Criminal Conspiracy to all above charges

Zachary Scott Himmelberger

  • Possession with the Intent to Deliver Methamphetamine
  • Possession of Methamphetamine & Oxycodone
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Criminal Conspiracy to all above charges
  • Prohibited Offensive Weapons
  • Persons Not to Possess Firearms

They were transported to the Berks County Sheriff's Department Central Processing Center for processing and video arraignment.

  • Dickerscheid's bail was originally set at $150,000 monetary bail but was changed to $150,000 unsecured bail. She remains free on bail awaiting further court action.
  • Himmelberger's bail was set at $200,000 monetary bail. He remains in Berks County Jail awaiting further court action.