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2 arrested during Easton drug bust

Published On: Mar 12 2014 01:57:02 PM EDT   Updated On: Mar 12 2014 01:59:13 PM EDT
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During a drug search Wednesday morning, Easton police arrested two men.

The raid took place around 6 a.m. at 2406 Hay St. in Wilson Borough, after an investigation started by the Phillipsburg (N.J.) Police Department and Warren County (N.J.) prosecutor's office.

The investigation led into Pa. with the assistance of the Easton Police vice unit.


Rasheed Wheeler, 22, was arrested and will face charges on marijuana possession.

Thirty-year-old Tyress Battle faces a charge of possession with intent to deliver crack cocaine. Battle also faces charges from the Phillipsburg PD.

Police seized around $1477 in cash, $700 in crack cocaine and a loaded 9mm handgun magazine.