U.S. POSTAL INSPECTION SERVICE ANNOUNCES ARRESTS
U.S. POSTAL INSPECTION SERVICE ANNOUNCES ARRESTS HARRISBURG, Pa., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- James J. West, U.S.
attorney, Middle District of Pennsylvania, and Ira T. Carle, postal inspector in charge in Harrisburg, announced the arrests today, by postal inspectors, of Randolph E. Thompson, 35, of Hershey, Pa., a full- time letter carrier, and Arthur R. Warnock, 22, of Swatara Township, Pa., for conspiracy to distribute cocaine.
Additionally, Thompson was charged with one count of distributing marijuana and Warnock was charged with one count of distributing cocaine. Both Thompson and Warnock were indicted by a federal grand jury in Harrisburg on Feb. 11, 1992, following a six-month investigation by postal inspectors. Seized incident to the arrests were a 1989 Mustang automobile from Thompson and a 1991 Yamaha motorcycle from Warnock. Thompson and Warnock remain in custody pending a preliminary hearing before U.S. Magistrate J. Andrew Smyser. If convicted of all charges, both Thompson and Warnock face up to 10 years imprisonment and $500,000 in fines. -0- 3/10/92 /CONTACT: J.A. Holland of the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, 717-257-2335/ CO: U.S. Postal Inspection Service ST: Pennsylvania IN: SU:
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