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Drug Invest - Anthony Pagan

DRUG INVESTIGATION

 

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Anthony Pagan

 

PERSON INVOLVED:
Anthony Pagan (27 years of age)
218 North 4th Street, Apt. 1C
Reading, PA 19601
                                                                                         
CHARGES: 
 
  1. Possession with Intent to Deliver – Fentanyl, Heroin & Cocaine
  2. Possession – Fentanyl, Heroin & Cocaine
  3. Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  4. Person Not to Possess, Use, Manufacture, Control, Sell or Transfer Firearms
 
DETAILS OF INCIDENT:
 
In August of 2021, the Berks County District Attorney’s Drug Task Force initiated a drug trafficking investigation in the 200 block of North 4th Street, Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania.
 
During the investigation, detectives learned that Anthony Pagan of 218 North 4th Street was making Fentanyl, Heroin & Cocaine transactions with customers from 218 North 4th Street, Apt. 1C.
 
On Wednesday, August 25, 2021, detectives obtained a sealed search warrant for 218 North 4th Street, Apt. 1C, Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania.   
 
On Friday, August 27, 2021, at 6:21 a.m., the Berks County District Attorney’s Drug Task Force served the search warrant and apprehended Anthony Pagan inside of 218 North 4th Street, Apt. 1C, Reading, Pennsylvania 19601, without incident. 
 
The following items were seized from the apartment:  
 
1.                Taurus 9mm handgun loaded, extra 9mm ammunition and extended magazine
2.                Twenty-five grams of fentanyl
3.                Nineteen grams of crack cocaine
4.                Thirty-nine grams of heroin/fentanyl
5.                Fifty grams of cocaine
6.                One packet of cocaine
7.                Seventy-six packets of heroin/fentanyl
8.                A small amount of marijuana
9.                $260.00 billed United States currency
10.              One functional cellular communication device
11.              Cutting agents related to heroin and cocaine
12.              Digital scales, grinder, sifter, scooper, packaging material utilized to package illegal drugs for sale
 
Detectives estimated the street value of all seized controlled substances at $24,000.00.
 
On Friday, August 27, 2021, Anthony Pagan was transported and turned over to the Berks County Sheriff’s Department Central Processing Center. Bail was set at $500,000 monetary bail and he is currently in Berks County Jail awaiting further court action.
 
This investigation is ongoing.
 
As in every criminal case, the fact that an arrest occurred, or a complaint has been filed is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.