2013-11-28 / Local & State

McNear To Face Drug Delivery Allegations

Criminal cases continued
By Chanin Rotz-Mountz
NEWS EDITOR


McNear McNear A McConnellsburg man was granted a continuance last Tuesday and as a result will be appearing in the Fulton County Court of Common Pleas in the coming weeks to answer to allegations of drug delivery.

Antonio Everett McNear of 431 Woodside Drive will be arraigned in the near future on two criminal cases that involve a total of four counts each of delivery and possession of a controlled substance. Each felony count of delivery carries a maximum penalty of 15 years incarceration and a $250,000 fine.

The 24-year-old was charged by an undercover Pennsylvania State Police officer on August 27 through the office of Magisterial District Judge Wendy Mellott. Criminal complaints in the cases maintain the alleged incidents occurred on the front porch of a residence located at 606 East Maple Street, McConnellsburg. The home is located within the school zone of the Central Fulton School District.

According to affidavits of probable cause, on June 5 McNear allegedly sold a quarter baggie of marijuana and 3 Oxycontin tablets to a confidential informant at 1:05 p.m. A total of $265 in state police confidential funds was exchanged for the drugs, an affidavit states.

Two days later on June 7, at 12:50 p.m, McNear is accused of selling six Oxycontin tablets and a suspected baggie of Molly, also known as Ecstasy. Four hundred and eight dollars was reportedly paid for the suspected drugs.

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