Lancaster City man charged in drug bust

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Edwin Flores-Martinez

LANCASTER, Pa. – Lancaster City Police arrest a suspected drug dealer.   Edwin Flores-Martinez, 38, was taken into custody following a raid of a home at 22 Conestoga Street.   At about 9:45 am this morning, officers assigned to the Selective Enforcement Unit(SEU) with assistance from the Street Operation(SOG) and patrol officers executed a search warrant at that address. The raid was the result of a month long investigation into suspected drug activity at the home.

During the search, 1.52 grams of heroin, packaging material indicative of sale and $340.00 in cash were seized.  The home was also condemned after a Lancaster City Housing Authority inspection.

Charges against Flores-Martinez include Possession With Intent to Deliver Heroin and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  Following arraignment Martinez was sent to Lancaster County Prison in lieu of $50,000 bail.  A preliminary hearing is scheduled for later this month.