Bags of heroin, scale, packaging materials found in Adams County man’s home

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Jahleel Antonio Aviles-Charloteen

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Pa. – The Franklin County Drug Task Force executed a search warrant Wednesday morning at the home of Jahleel Antonio Aviles-Charloteen, 844 Raystown Circle, in Southampton Township. The search warrant was obtained as part of an ongoing investigation into the distribution of heroin in the Shippensburg area.

During the search of the residence, investigators found thirty-three bags of heroin, a digital scale, multiple cellular telephones, packaging materials, and a quantity of cash inside the bedroom.  A random sample of the suspected heroin was field-tested and yielded a positive presumptive reaction for the presence of heroin.

Aviles-Charloteen was charged with Possession With Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance. Following arraignment he was committed to the Franklin County Jail in lieu of $150,000 bond. His preliminary hearing has been scheduled for July 26, at Franklin County Central Court.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation or other drug activity occurring within Franklin County is asked to contact the Franklin County Drug Task Force at 1-800-344-3127 or by email at tips@drugtaskforce.org. Anonymous tips may also be submitted through their website.

All information provided is confidential and callers may remain anonymous if they wish.