Three charged after drug raid in Westfall

Westfall Township. District Attorney Ray Tonkin announced three people are facing charges for possessing heroin with intent to deliver it and criminal consipiracy. They failed to post bail and are at the Pike County Correctional Facility pending a June 17 court appearance.

12 Jun 2020 | 01:43

Three people face charges after a lengthy investigation by the Pike County District Attorney’s Office.

Diane Polisky, 54, of Westfall Township, Sandra Naturale, 51 of Westfall Township, and Anthony Naturale, 25, of Montague, N.J., were charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver (heroin), and criminal conspiracy to deliver a controlled substance. Both are felonies.

Investigators served a search warrant on the residence at 30 Stella Street in Westfall Township on June 4. In the residence investigators located a substantial amount, over 800 bags, of suspected heroin and other drug paraphernalia, several firearms and multiple cell phones.

The agencies taking part in the investigations and service of the search warrant were the Pike County District Attorney’s Office Criminal Investigation Division, the Eastern Pike Regional Police Department, the Pennsylvania State Police at Blooming Grove, the Pennsylvania State Police Vice Unit, and the Pike County Sheriff’s Department.

District Attorney Ray Tonkin commended the ongoing effort of law enforcement to investigate drug dealers in our community.

“As long as there are drug dealers infecting our community with dangerous drugs, the brave and determined members of law enforcement will be there to investigate and arrest them,” Tonkin said.

A preliminary hearing for those charged is scheduled before Magisterial District Judge Deborah Fischer on June 17.

All were arraigned before Magisterial District Judge Randy Schmalzle and bail set on each at $100,000. They were all committed to the Pike County Correctional Facility after failing to post bail.