More drug charges filed against jailed Shamokin man
SHAMOKIN - A city man already incarcerated on drug charges faces multiple felony offenses for delivering heroin and oxycodone in the city in January.
Damian M. Dietrich, 31, an inmate since February at Northumberland County Prison, Sunbury, was arraigned by video at 9:30 a.m. Thursday by Magisterial District Judge John Gembic III on three counts each of delivery of heroin and possession with intent to deliver heroin, one count each of delivery of oxycodone and possession with intent to deliver oxycodone, and two counts each of criminal use of a communication facility.
All the charges, which are felonies, were filed by Cpl. Bryan Primerano.
Dietrich, who has an extensive criminal record, is accused of delivering four packets of heroin to an informant for $150 Jan. 11. He also is charged with delivering three packets of heroin for $100 Jan. 16 and for $45 Jan. 30, and delivering two oxycodone pills to an informant for $20 Jan. 23.
Gembic set cash bail in the amount of $25,000.