Milford, Pa.- Pike County District Attorney Ray Tonkin announced the arrest of four individuals after a search warrant was served on a residence in Westfall Township, Pike County. The search warrant and arrests came after a lengthy investigation by the Pike County District Attorney’s Office Criminal Investigation Division and member agencies of the Pike County Drug Task Force.
Charged1 in the investigation are: Diane Polisky, age 54, of Westfall Township, Sandra Naturale, age 51, of Westfall Township and Anthony Naturale, age 25 of Montague NJ.
Each are charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, i.e. heroin, and criminal conspiracy to deliver a controlled substance both felony charges. All were arraigned before Magisterial District Judge Randy Schmalzle and bail set on each at $100,000.00. They were all committed to the Pike County Correctional Facility after failing to post bail.
According to the criminal charges, investigators served a search warrant on the residence at 30 Stella Street in Westfall Township, Pike County on June 4, 2020. In the residence investigators located a substantial amount, over 800 bags, of suspected heroin and other drug paraphernalia, several firearms and multiple cell phones.
The agencies taking part in the investigations and service of the search warrant were the Pike County District Attorney’s Office Criminal Investigation Division, the Eastern Pike Regional Police Department, the Pennsylvania State Police at Blooming Grove, the Pennsylvania State Police Vice Unit, and the Pike County Sheriff’s Department.
Tonkin commended the ongoing effort of law enforcement to investigate drug dealers in our community.
Tonkin stated: “As long as there are drug dealers infecting our community with dangerous drugs, the brave and determined members of law enforcement will be there to investigate and arrest them.”
A preliminary hearing for those charged is scheduled before Magisterial District Judge Deborah Fischer on June 17, 2020.