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Lemont Furnace man sought on drug charges

Tuesday, March 4, 2014, 5:12 p.m.

A second bench warrant has been issued for a man who failed to appear in 2009 for trial on charges of drug possession and resisting arrest charges filed by state police.

Edgar James Friend Jr., 34, of Lemont Furnace had been free on $10,000 bail on the 2008 charges, court records show.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective James Caccimelio at the Fayette County District Attorney's office at 724-430-1245, or call 911 or Fayette County Crime Stoppers at 1-888-404-TIPs.

A reward of up to $1,000 is possible.



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