ATHENS TOWNSHIP — Some of the amounts of drugs seized in last week’s Valley-wide drug bust were released Wednesday by the Athens Township Police Department.
Thus far, 22 suspects have been arrested from the Valley and surrounding regions as part of the operation, which took place over seven months and involved numerous law enforcement offices and other agencies from both sides of the state border.
According to Athens Township Police Chief Roger Clink, the following approximate amounts of illegal substances have been recovered so far in the bust:
• 28 grams of fentanyl
• 28.7 grams of heroin
• 66.2 grams of marijauna
• over 50 prescription pills.
Clink added that the approximate street value of the drugs collected is $27,000.
Police are also searching for four more suspects in connection to the operation — all of which have ties to the Valley.
Those suspects are:
• Chase Carpenter, 35, of Waverly
• Anthony Stuzenstein, 39, of Athens
• Harley Platt, 23, of Athens
• Joshua Chapman, 27, of Sayre.
Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of the aforementioned suspects is asked to contact Athens Township Police at (570) 888-2200.