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Posted on: August 15, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Drug Task Force Nabs Man with Heroin, Cocaine, Marijuana and Stolen Pistol


An East Lampeter Township man is charged with having several illegal substances and a loaded, stolen pistol when the Lancaster County Drug Task Force raided his home Monday.

Damien Carpenter-Krister, 27, is charged with three felonies and related counts regarding the search of his Crestmont Avenue home.

Following an investigation, the Task Force searched the home Monday afternoon and found:

- 20 grams and 15 baggies of heroin

- 11.8 grams of cocaine

- About an ounce of marijuana

- A stolen Smith and Wesson 9-mm handgun, which was loaded. It was reported stolen in January.

- Stamp devices used to brand heroin baggies

- Other drug-dealing supplies

- $2,269 cash

District Judge Mary Mongiovi Sponaugle arraigned Carpenter-Krister Tuesday morning and set bail at $250,000, which was not posted. He is presumed innocent.

Drug Task Force detectives filed charges, which were approved by Assistant District Attorney Jared Hinsey.

MEDIA CONTACT: Brett A. Hambright, 717-295-2041;; Twitter: @BrettHambright

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