2013-04-11 / Top News

Strasburg man faces charges

Donald Joseph Tschakert of Strasburg has been charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance (marijuana) with the Intent to Distribute (Class B Felony), Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (Class A Misdemeanor) and Carrying a Loaded Firearm in a Vehicle (Class B Misdemeanor).

His first court appearance will be Mon., April 22 in South Central District Court in Linton.

State Radio received an anonymous call on Feb. 9 alleging that someone was selling drugs out of a vehicle in the parking lot of the Time Out Tavern in Strasburg.

The Emmons County Sheriff’s Office responded to the call and received a search warrant to search the vehicle. Deputies allegedly found several bags of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, a loaded rifle and a loaded pistol.

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