Crime

Va. man charged in drug case after I-80 traffic stop

A Virginia man is in Centre County Correctional Facility, accused of transporting drugs, according to state police at Rockview.

Police stopped Daniel Torrell Thomas, 35, of Virginia Beach, Va., on Interstate 80 in Marion Township on Monday, and a half pound of marijuana and 12 grams of cocaine were discovered after a search of his vehicle, police said.

Thomas was arraigned before Magisterial District Judge Carmine Prestia and charged with felony possession with intent to deliver and misdemeanor possession and paraphernalia offenses.

He is held on $50,000 cash bail. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Wednesday.

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