Lancaster man to serve up to 10 years for drug-dealing

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LANCASTER, Pa.– A Lancaster man will serve up to 10 years in prison for dealing drugs that were found during raid of his home in March.

Israel Padilla, 33, pleaded guilty to felony counts of drug-dealing and a felony count of escape after he fled an interview with detectives after the raid. He turned himself in two days later to police.

On March 2, detectives raided Padilla’s apartment on E. New St. and found a gram of heroin, 51.7 grams of cocaine, 234 grams of marijuana, and 28 grams of MDMA or “molly.”

In court Monday, Judge Reinaker sentenced Padilla to 4 to 10 years in state prison.