TribLIVE

| News

 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Delaware men, stopped on Turnpike, face drug charges

Email Newsletters

Click here to sign up for one of our email newsletters.
Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, 4:57 p.m.
 

State police said they arrested two Delaware men Wednesday after finding about $6,000, two firearms and drugs in a car they stopped as it was traveling west on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Somerset County.

The suspects, Joshua Ray Tyner, 36, and Shamsudeen F. Taylor, 19, both of Newark, were arrested after the traffic stop at 12:43 p.m. Police said Tyner consented to a search of the vehicle when they was stopped it in Stonycreek Township, 13 miles east of the Somerset exit.

Tyner told police the cash, two bags each of more than 30 grams of marijuana, a loaded .40 caliber pistol and a .38 caliber revolver, belonged to him.

Police said they also found a bottle of white pills belonging to Taylor, who was the passenger in the vehicle.

Tyner was charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, two counts of carrying a firearm without a license and marijuana possession.

Tyner was arraigned before Boswell District Judge Susan Mankamyer and placed in the Somerset County Jail in lieu of $50,000 bond.

Taylor was arraigned before Mankamyer on charges of possession of a controlled substance and was released on $25,000 unsecured bond.

Both Tyner and Taylor are scheduled for preliminary hearings Nov. 13 before Mankamyer.

Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.

 

 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. Steelers trying to get missing defensive pieces on field
  2. In reworking contract, Steelers WR Brown gets hefty pay raise
  3. Cole struggles as Brewers continue Miller mastery over Pirates
  4. Steelers running back eager to prove he can help bridge gap to Bell
  5. Student violinist,Valley School of Ligonier reach settlement
  6. Wilmerding targeted for mobile farmers market
  7. 22-month-old boy shot, killed in North Side; stepfather charged
  8. Authorities investigate suspicious packages at Murrysville post office
  9. Steelers notebook: New kicker Scobee relishes opportunity
  10. Western Pa. played role, was transformed by victory in World War II
  11. Animal activists targeting Vick at Steelers preseason game