Media, PA – District Attorney Jack Stollsteimer announced that Michael P. Jordan, 40, of Philadelphia, has been arrested for the manufacture and possession of marijuana, Psilocybin mushrooms, LSD, and cartridges of THC concentrates. The arrest is the result of a joint investigation by the Delaware County Drug Task Force and the Radnor Police Department.
“This arrest – which was the result of a month’s long undercover investigation – is another example of the importance of collaboration between the detectives of the Criminal Investigation Division and local police departments,” said DA Stollsteimer. “I want to commend the members of the Delaware County Drug Task Force, led by CID Sgt. Anthony Ruggeri and Deputy DA Laurie Moore, and Detective Jonathan Jagodinski of the Radnor Police Department, as well as other members of the department, for securing the arrest of this individual.”
On Monday, March 15, 2021, a narcotics investigation was initiated regarding the possible sale by the defendant of marijuana, THC concentrates, LSD and Psilocybin mushrooms. On Tuesday, March 30, arrangements for a narcotics transaction were made with the defendant, who agreed to provide a half pound of marijuana, a quarter pound of mushrooms, ten THC cartridges and one sheet of LSD in exchange for $2,800. The transaction was to occur in the rear parking lot of 201 David Drive, Bryn Mawr. The defendant entered the vehicle of an undercover agent and handed over a vacuum sealed bag containing various narcotics in exchange for $2,800. All items seized were transported to the Radnor Police Department. The items were field tested and determined to be narcotics.
The suspect has been charged with:
35 P.S. §780-113(a)(30) – Manufacture of a Controlled Substance; 35 P.S. § 780-113(a)(16) – Possession of Controlled Substance;
35 P.S. § 780-113(a)(32) – Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
The defendant has been arraigned and bail was set at $15,000 unsecured. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for April 14, 2021 in front of Judge Walter A. Strohl. The defendant is represented by Michael Parlow.
CRIMINAL CHARGES, AND ANY DISCUSSION THEREOF, ARE ALLEGATIONS AND ALL DEFENDANTS ARE PRESUMED INNOCENT UNLESS AND UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY.
The District Attorney and the Criminal Investigation Division remind anyone in Delaware County who observes suspicious activity call to 911 immediately and provide the most specific and accurate details possible to assist law enforcement agencies investigating the call for service.
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