Police seize more than $250K in meth while serving warrant at hotel in New Oxford

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Photo Credit: Adams Co. District Attorney's office

Photo Credit: Adams Co. District Attorney’s office

NEW OXFORD (WPMT)-Authorities seized over 200 grams of methamphetamine while serving a warrant at a hotel room in Adams County early Friday morning, according to Adams County District Attorney Shawn Wagner.

Investigators discovered the drugs while serving a federal arrest warrant at the Cross Keys Motor Lodge, 6110 York Road, in New Oxford around 6 a.m., Wagner said.

An unidentified man from Texas was arrested and charged with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, persons not to possess firearms and possession of a firearm with altered manufacturer’s number.

Photo Credit: Adams Co. District Attorney's office

Photo Credit: Adams Co. District Attorney’s office

According to the Adams County District Attorney’s office, the seized drugs had a street value of more than $250,000–making this the largest recorded seizure of meth in the county.

Drug packaging materials, a gun with the serial number shaved off and two stun guns were also seized.

Pennsylvania State Police was assisted by the Adams County Drug Task Force and the U.S. Marshals.

Photo Credit: Adams Co. District Attorney's office

Photo Credit: Adams Co. District Attorney’s office