BROOKVILLE — A DuBois male is dealing with numerous felony expenses adhering to a traffic prevent that resulted in him allegedly being observed in possession of sweet containing THC alongside with various products of paraphernalia.
Brookville Borough Police submitted costs in opposition to Justin M. Zeruth, 34, of DuBois, like two counts of forgery, possession of a firearm, and receiving stolen property –all next degree felonies manufacture, supply, or possession with intent to manufacture or supply –a felony make repairs/provide/ect offensive weapon, possession of a managed substance, use/possession of drug paraphernalia –all misdemeanors and driving with a suspended license, driving without a license, and no rear lights –all summary offenses.
According to an affidavit of probable will cause, police carried out a targeted traffic end for a brake light-weight out on May 24. The driver, Zeruth, advised the officer his license was presently suspended. He said the passenger had been driving them again from Easton, and bought exhausted so they switched.
The officer checked Zeruth’s driver heritage and observed he is at this time under state parole, so a parole officer was dispatched to the scene. When the parole officer arrived, Zeruth was questioned if he was in possession of any contraband, and the passenger allegedly admitted to possessing marijuana. When Zeruth was patted down, a suspected cannabis cigarette was reportedly observed in his pocket.
Officers then searched the truck and allegedly found two counterfeit $100 costs, and Zeruth’s wallet which contained a significant amount of income. Even further hunting found two significant knives, a collapsible baton, and brass or steel knuckles which are prohibited as offensive weapons, according to the affidavit. There was also reportedly a glass pipe considered to be employed to smoke methamphetamine and a pocket torch, and two vaping gadgets.
One particular of the officers also found a receipt booklet that listed names and dollar quantities that officers thought to be a ledger to keep track of cash in drug trafficking. Zeruth claimed the money was from unemployment, which he experienced withdrawn, but officers mentioned some of the funds was $100 expenditures, which ATMs do not difficulty, in accordance to the affidavit.
K-9 Officer Iron was introduced in to search for any other controlled substances, and indicated a locked software box in the bed of the truck. After a research warrant was executed, officers reportedly found a .380 pistol with just one round in an connected journal. In accordance to the affidavit, there were also five offers of marijuana, a deal of THC “butter,” 5 vials of THC resin, two marijuana cigarettes, THC wax, smoking pipes, and drug packaging components like bags, rubber bands and weighing scale, and other paraphernalia like grinding devices and containers.
A yellow cloth bag was also in the device box that allegedly contained about 51 packages of THC-infused candy solutions as properly as a vacuum-sealed bag of jelly candies considered to have THC, together with empty offers of candies linked to THC, in accordance to the affidavit.
A third bag was reportedly observed that contained much more ziplock bags with different quantities of marijuana. Also in the truck, officers discovered a 2nd receipt reserve and two cell phones.
Officers followed up with the owner of the car or truck, who stated he let the passenger borrow his truck to just take Zeruth to see his loved ones in Easton. He instructed police the tool box belonged to him, but that he had in no way locked the toolbox right before.
The owner also claimed it was ordinary for Zeruth to have products in the auto, and that he ordinarily works by using a 2nd car or truck as his major automobile, in accordance to the affidavit.
The gun located was also reportedly registered to a female who did not know Zeruth or his passenger. The proprietor spoke with police, and declared the firearm stolen right after speaking with them.
Zeruth has a preliminary listening to scheduled for July 6 with Magisterial District Decide Gregory Bazylak.