Two Cal U Hockey Players from Baldwin Arrested

The brothers are accused of running a marijuana operation, according to reports.

Two California University of Pennsylvania ice hockey players were arrested in a drug bust on Tuesday, according to WPXI.

Steve Powell and his brother Jesse, reportedly brothers from Baldwin, are accused of having marijuana shipped to their 2nd Street house in Washington County from the state of California and then selling it.

The brothers both played ice hockey for Baldwin High School. Jesse was the team's leading scorer during the 2011-12 season when Baldwin won a Pennsylvania Interscholastic Hockey League section title. He also helped a Baldwin team to win an Amateur Athletic Union state championship in roller hockey.

Police seized at least seven pounds of marijuana and various drug paraphernalia, according to the report.

A university student told WPXI that the 2nd Street house is the "unofficial Cal U hockey house" and that "a lot of team members live there."


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PITT#983 April 30, 2013 at 03:45 AM
Your on point Reaper! Also read the following articles Baldwin Guy http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/news/health/story/health/story/20http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-504763_162-57374568-10391704/marijuana-smoking-motorists-twice-as-likely-to-crash-cars/12-02-09/Marijuana-users-twice-as-likely-to-cause-car-crash/53031202/1 To your point about "legalization" there are currently 18 states that have legalized "Medical Marijuana" use NOT casual use or more importantly having 7 pounds shipped for with the intent to distribute for a profit. Again lets think about this for a minute...if you had a neighbor who you thought was abusing a child/spouse either physically or sexually you would call the police right? Now you have a neighbor who you suspect is selling marijuana because you see people always at the house, possibly have seen a transaction take place, loud parties taking place and so on. Maybe you have kids or possibly a nephew or niece at your house. You also know that most of the time there are drugs many times there are guns involved. I could go on but I hope you see the point here... You are saying you would not care and you would not call the police about this activity taking place in your neighborhood right next door to you??? If you called the police and they said "hey we have other crime to look for and selling marijuana is NOT important". These are ADULTS not KIDS. A quick recap, your argument is totally flawed on all aspects other than you just don't think its important
PITT#983 May 01, 2013 at 05:03 AM
Ok Baldwin Guy well your article is from a "pro marijuana" news outlet while mine were from an actual news agencies so enough said there. You never answered the question...would you want these guys living next to you selling marijuana?? As far as you have never seen a "trade" ( it a buy) involving a firearm well all I can say is you aren't an LEO and therefore you probably haven't encountered it. Just say you " I think it should be legal." The rest of the stuff you are writing is just simply wrong. If they legalized dope it would make our job easier! Lastly, looking back on a post from 4-17-13 you wrote: And another thing, all you people who say they should get the book thrown at them - imagine if it was your kid. You would be running to the other side of this debate. Would I support my kid...yes with a lawyer...would I be jumping up and down saying "this is no big deal its only 7 pounds of marijuana which is grown naturally out of the ground." NO! All my kids know... you screw up, you pay WHATEVER price comes with it! Of course there are more violent and worse crimes but LEO's do not choose which crimes they will handle that particular day. 1*
baldwinneighborhood May 01, 2013 at 12:10 PM
I can't believe people are still commenting on this.. LOL. These kids are going to have to pay a hefty fine and they'll probably be expelled from school, but what does it matter to any of you? Get a life and stop worrying about what other people are doing in theirs. If you're worried about your kids buying from drug dealers, keep a closer watch on your kids. And as someone mentioned before, if you're an overbearing parent, you are in for a rude awakening when/if your kids go on to college.
PITT#983 May 02, 2013 at 09:05 PM
Thanks for your 2 cents neighborhood. I will certainly keep your opinions in mind next time I decide to comment on a given subject. I don't really give a rats a@* about either one of these "adults" other than I hope for their sake they wise up and live wonderful lives. This comment section is just for that "to comment." Actually more of a debate and not really even about these two but to the actual legalization of marijuana, the affect on society, laws pertaining to marijuana, police action required, etc. Just like a TV show or a song you do not like... turn the station and don't watch or listen. Thanks again for your 2 cents.1*
baldwinneighborhood May 02, 2013 at 09:22 PM
You're welcome :)


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