Centre County woman, Harrisburg man charged as part of ongoing heroin investigation
HARRISBURG - Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today announced the arrest of a Centre County woman and a Harrisburg man as part of an ongoing investigation into the distribution of heroin in Central Pennsylvania.
Agents from the Office of Attorney General's Bureau of Narcotics Investigation charged Tiffany Ingram, 33, 10 Fredricksburg Court, State College, Centre County, and Landare Hines, 37, 1404 Vernon Road, Harrisburg, Dauphin County, after executing a search warrant at Ingram's residence.
During the search, law enforcement recovered 71 bags of heroin packaged for delivery and 11 grams of heroin not yet packaged for delivery, with a total street value of $12,420, and seized approximately $1,600 in cash.
Ingram is charged with one count of possession with intent to deliver heroin, three counts of criminal conspiracy possession with intent to deliver heroin, one count of possession of heroin and one count of possession drug paraphernalia.
Hines is charged with one count of possession with intent to deliver heroin, three counts of criminal conspiracy possession with intent to deliver heroin, one count of possession of heroin, one count of possession drug paraphernalia, and one count of possession of marijuana.
Ingram and Hines will be arraigned in Centre County. The cases will be prosecuted by Centre County District Attorney Stacy Parks-Miller. The investigation into the distribution of heroin is ongoing and additional charges will be forthcoming.
Attorney General Kane thanked the Centre County District Attorney's Office, State College Borough Police Department, Patton Township Police Department and the Ferguson Township Police Department for their assistance with the ongoing investigation.
Anyone with information regarding the distribution of heroin is encouraged to call the Bureau of Narcotics Investigation hotline at 1-800-442-8006. The Centre County Drug Tip Hotline is 1-877-898-DRUG (3784).
(A person charged with a crime is presumed innocent until proven guilty.)