Lancaster man charged after Drug Task Force raid of his apartment

LANCASTER — A 42-year-old Lancaster man is facing drug charges after the Lancaster County Drug Task Force raided his apartment Monday afternoon, according to the Lancaster County District Attorney’s Office.

Andres Torres-Rivera, of the 300 block of West James Street, was arrested after the Task Force executed a search warrant at his home following an investigation of drug-dealing activities.

Police found:

  • 68.5 grams of crack cocaine
  • 2 grams of powder cocaine
  • $6,620 in cash (including pre-recorded buy money used in a surveillance operation)
  • Drug packaging supplies

The cocaine had a street value of about $6,850, according to police.

Torres-Rivera is charged with felony counts of drug dealing and misdemeanor counts of possession of drug paraphernalia. His bail is set at $39,000.

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