A Williamsport man is facing drug charges after he allegedly possessed heroin and crack cocaine during a traffic stop on Thursday, October 6th.
39-year-old Dennis Eugene Emig Jr. was a passenger in a vehicle when police initiated a traffic stop near his residence on Mill Lane’s 2000 block. According to police, Emig hid the following items in bandages on his leg and hand: 2 baggies containing crack cocaine, 6 packets containing heroin, and a pipe used to smoke crack cocaine.
Prior to Emig’s arrest, a drug investigation conducted by the Old Lycoming Township Police Department concluded that he had allegedly took part in selling cocaine and heroin at the residence on Mill Lane. Confidential sources gave police information about Emig’s alleged criminal activity.
Emig faces two Int Poss Contr Subst By Per Not Reg charges and one Use/Poss Of Drug Paraph charge, which are all misdemeanors. The charges were filed in Magisterial District Court 29-3-04. After Emig’s arraignment in front of Magisterial District Judge William C. Solomon, he was placed in Lycoming County Prison. The judge set Emig’s bail at $50,000. Emig’s preliminary hearing is on October 12th, 2016, at 1:45 p.m., also in front of Magisterial District Judge William C. Solomon. Please remember that the accused is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.