Washington County authorities make heroin bust

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Authorities in Washington County seized 287 baggies of heroin this morning and expect to charge two men accused of drug trafficking, District Attorney Eugene A. Vittone announced today.

Several agencies executed the search warrant today at 518 East Maiden St. in Washington, focusing on the pair's heroin and crack-cocaine trafficking.

Wayne Murphy and Matthew Leavens, both 20 and of Pittsburgh, will be charged with delivery of heroin, possession of the drug, possession with intent to deliver and possession of drug paraphernalia, according to the district attorney's news release. Police also seized $322 in cash.

The Washington County District Attorneys Drug Task Force, state police crime, intelligence, patrol and K9units and Washington city police executed the search warrant.

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Molly Born: mborn@post-gazette.com or 412-263-1944.


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