Atlas women charged with selling narcotics
SHAMOKIN - Two Atlas women who allegedly sold narcotics to an informant last fall were arraigned Thursday on multiple felony drug-related offenses.
Ashley Casari, 26, and Kelly Metzinger, 27, of 225 W. Girard St., were released on $20,000 bail after being charged by Trooper David T. Burns and Shamokin Cpl. Bryan Primerano with 12 drug offenses each.
According to a criminal complaint filed at the office of Magisterial District Judge John Gembic III, Casari and Metzinger are accused of selling 100 Dilaudid pills for $450 and seven Fentanyl patches for $225 to an informant. Police said the drug transactions occurred Oct. 17, Oct. 24 and Nov. 17 in the parking lot at Turkey Hill Minit Market on Lincoln Street.
The charges against both women include four counts each of delivery of a controlled substance, possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance.
Casari and Metzinger were ordered to appear for preliminary hearings Tuesday morning before Gembic.