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Group Including Youths Believed to Have Heroin in Prospect Park Area

Also, a Whitehall resident has a bad e-commerce experience.

Heroin, Marijuana Believed to Be on Group in Prospect Park Area

A Whitehall Borough resident from the 1745 Skyline Dr. apartments building in the Wallace (Prospect) Park area contacted Whitehall police at around 7 p.m. on Friday to report four suspicious males at the rear of his building, police Chief Donald R. Dolfi said.

According to Dolfi, the resident said that the males, who were sitting in a vehicle, "didn't appear quite right."

When police officers came upon the group's vehicle, they discovered what appeared to be marijuana, heroin and drug paraphernalia in the possession of two 17-year-olds, a 20-year-old and a 21-year-old, Dolfi said.

Allegations have been filed as such against the two juveniles, Dolfi said, but no charges have yet been filed against the adults. Police are investigating the adults' full involvement.

Not a Pleasant Shopping Experience

A local resident came into the Whitehall police station at around 11:55 a.m. on Friday to report that he was a possible victim of fraud, Dolfi said.

The resident said that he was trying to purchase a vehicle for $2,100 from an online seller who claimed to be from Carlisle, PA.

The resident was instructed to pay for the vehicle through Western Union, which he did, but he said that he never received the vehicle.

The resident's money ended up somewhere in New York, not Carlisle, but Whitehall police have been working with investigators from Carlisle to try to locate the seller.

"The public has to be very leery regarding transactions over the Internet and with electronic companies," Dolfi cautioned.

Dolfi said that the resident has been advised to take his case to the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General to explore the possibility of wire fraud.

Read through other Whitehall police items here.

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cc September 26, 2012 at 01:04 PM
If anyone ask you to send money though Pay Pals, Western Union, 99.9 percent of the time it is a scam.

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