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Accused drug dealer Angela Rodriguez had altered shotgun, police say

Published On: Jul 23 2013 07:55:42 AM EDT

A woman believed to be dealing drugs was found with a shotgun with an altered serial number, officials said.

Angela Rodriguez had hundreds of re-sealable plastic bags, two pipes and two grinders with marijuana residue, 117 prescription anti-anxiety pills in two plastic bags, a small amount of marijuana and a Winchester Defender shotgun with its serial number obliterated in her home at 311 East 4th St., Bethlehem, officials said.

The contraband was discovered when police searched Rodriguez's apartment at 2:45 a.m. Saturday, officials said.


Rodriguez, 25, was arraigned on charges of possessing a firearm with an altered serial number, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia and committed to the Northampton County Prison on $30,000 bail, according to court documents.

A preliminary hearing is set for 9 a.m. July 30.