Drugs seized in multiple arrests

Bellevue Police News

Bellevue Police arrested one man and seized a large quantity of suspected heroin during a recent traffic stop.

Damond F. Thomas, 40, was charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver on Jan. 24.

According to police, an officer was conducting survelliance on a house suspected of having drug deliveries and was able to conduct a traffic stop on a vehicle leaving the home.

During the investigation, 11 bricks of heroin (550 stamp bags) were seized.

Thomas was delivered to the Allegheny County Jail for arraignment.

Tyler E. Lipscomb, 18, was arrested Jan. 10 and charged with receiving stolen property as well four additional counts.

Police say Lipscomb was observed driving a motor vehicle by an officer who knew Lipscomb was a suspended driver. As the office attempted to stop him, Libscomb pulled the vehicle over on Jefferson Avenue and fled on foot.

After a short chase, Lipscomb was apprehended. The vehicle was determined to have been stolen. Inside the vehicle, a significant amount of heroin was found, police say.

Following a traffic stop on Jan. 15, Kaleb R. Wilkins, 22, was charged by summons with possession with intent to deliver marijuana. Police say a large quantity of marijuana, packed for individual sale, was seized.

Bellevue residents are asked to make sure they are parking their vehicles as close to the curb as possible to allow plow trucks to safely navigate the streets. Drivers are reminded that state law requires that tires are within 12 inches of the curb.