MAHANOY CITY, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — After investigating a Schuylkill County man, Pennsylvania State Police and the district attorney say they served a search warrant that turned up opiates and other drugs.
According to police, they searched 57-year-old Francis Merva on January 11th at his home on West Spruce Street in Mahanoy City.
During the search, police say they found undisclosed quantities of fentanyl, oxycontin, and other drugs, along with an undisclosed amount of cash.
Police charged Merva with multiple counts of possession with intent to deliver and other drug-related charges. Merva is being held in the Schuylkill County Prison after being unable to post $50,000 bail.