Drug Arrest Announced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

NOVEMBER 7, 2014

BETHLEHEM, PENNSYLVANIA

On November 5, 2014, at approximately 1:00 pm, members of the Bethlehem Police Department’s Vice/Special Operation Unit and the Street Crimes Unit arrested a MICHAEL GLICAS, age 32 of the 2500 Block of Easton Avenue, Bethlehem, Northampton County, in the parking lot of the McDonalds Restaurant at Wyandotte Street and Broadway.

This arrest was the result of a 2 month long investigation involving undercover purchases of crystal methamphetamine from MICHAEL GLICAS.  Seized during the investigation were 163 packets of heroin worth a street value of $1,630.00, 26 packets of crystal methamphetamine of various weights worth a street value of $3,500.00 dollars, one gram of cocaine, various prescription medications, scales and packaging materials and approximately $900.00 in cash.

MICHAEL GLICAS was charged with one count of Delivery of Crystal Methamphetamine, five counts of Possession with the Intent to Deliver Crystal Methamphetamine and Heroin, six counts of Possession of Crystal Methamphetamine, Heroin and Cocaine, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Criminal Use of a Communication Device.

MICHAEL GLICAS was arraigned before Northampton County District Judge Nancy Matos-Gonzalez and bail set at $200,000.00.  GLICAS was committed to Northampton County Prison pending Court action.

Crimes like Burglary, Robbery, and violent crime, are directly associated with drug use and the drug trade. The City of Bethlehem Police Department will continue to target drug dealers in our community and use all resources available in its efforts to investigate all drug and criminal complaints, and to arrest all individuals that sell drugs, and/or possess or use illegal firearms, or commit crimes of violence and other crimes, in the City of Bethlehem.

If you have any information on drug activity or any other crime, please contact the Bethlehem Police Department Tip Line at 610-691-6660 or the Bethlehem Police Department 911 Center non-emergency line at 610-865-7187. You can remain anonymous. Your information may solve a crime, prevent a crime or save a life.

Thank You.

Mark A. DiLuzio

Chief of Police

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