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Drug Raid In Bedford

March 3rd, 2016 by WCBC Radio

Raids targeting alleged drug dealers were conducted Thursday by the Bedford County Drug Task Force and the Pennsylvania State Police.

The raids, dubbed Operation Shamrock Shackles, culminated a 14-month drug task force investigation into drug trafficking operations that began upon the conclusion of Operation Stuffed Turkey, where 22 drug dealers were brought to justice in November 2014.

Those arrested were charged with dealing a variety of drugs, including cocaine, heroin, marijuana, synthetic marijuana, methamphetamine and prescription pills. 

Police served arrest warrants to the following 20 individuals:

Connie M. Thompson, 46, Breezewood; Corey Ray Smith, 34, Hopewell; Derrick Stephen Bridges, 31, Bedford; Geary Wayne Weyant, 27, Bedford; Geoffrey Emerson Diehl, 23, Fishertown; Herman William Gracey, 36, Breezewood;

Joshua Cory Burket, 27, Saxton; Kathy Jo Luke, 47, Saxton; Nicholas George Poraczky, 28, Bedford; Robert Conner, 27 Hopewell; Zachary Aaron Gerber, 20, Everett;

Tabeth Ann Williams, 38, Alum Bank; Levi Dalton Jones, 35, Bedford; Brittney Joyce Elberson, 23, Saxton; Charles K. Oldham, 41, Bedford; Jenny Angela Peterson, 36, Everett;

Jeremy Russell Neuder, 35, Hopewell; Torie Lynn Rose, 36, Manns Choice; Matthew Roarabaugh, 20, Bedford; and Brianne Mae Hall, 24, Saxton.

A 17-year-old juvenile from New Paris will be charged with delivering heroin.

Various law enforcement agencies took part in the warrant sweep.

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