Burglary investigation leads to pair of Middletown men arrested on drug charges

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MIDDLETOWN, Pa. – A pair of Middletown men arrested Sunday on drug charges after marijuana plants, loose harvested marijuana, marijuana oil, Psilocybin mushrooms, and numerous items of drug paraphernalia were found at their home in the Borough.

The suspects were identified as Daniel Leaf, 28, and Joshua Weidman, 19, both of the first block of Caravan Court. Police discovered the drugs and paraphernalia while assisting Northern Lancaster Regional Police in a burglary investigation.

Police also found items believed to be stolen property taken in a Lancaster County burglary. Middletown Police had gone to the residence at the request of NLRPD to interview the pair regarding a burglary in Warwick Township.

Leaf was turned over to NLRPD.  He is being held in Lancaster County Prison after being unable to post $25,000 bail on burglary related charges. Charges are pending in Dauphin County of possession of a controlled substance and possession of paraphernalia.

Weidman is facing pending charges of Possession of Marijuana. Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of Paraphernalia used to Cultivate Marijuana, and Manufacturing a Controlled Substance. Court records state he is also facing burglary related charges in Lancaster County.

Middletown Police say charges are also pending against other individuals residing in the home where the contraband was discovered.