A Farrell man was arrested Monday after authorities found about 3è ounces of crack cocaine in his home.
Alonzo F. Scott, 42, of 416 Wallis Ave., has been charged with possession of crack cocaine with intent to deliver and possession of crack and drug paraphernalia.
Scott was arraigned Tuesday by District Judge Dennis M. Songer, Sharon, and taken to jail for failing to post bond. Songer set a preliminary hearing for 11:30 a.m. Sept. 20 before District Judge Ronald E. Antos, Farrell.
Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole agents discovered two bags of crack under a love seat, Southwest Mercer County Regional police said.
One of the bags contained a cookie-sized piece of crack that measured 2è inches round by one-half inch thick, police said. The other bag contained a mass that measured 2è inches across and one-half inch thick, police said.
One bag contained more than 2 ounces of crack, and the other held just under one ounce of crack, police said.
Southwest was called at 9:35 p.m. and Scott and another resident of the home gave consent to search the home, police said. Bags containing substantially smaller quantities of crack were found under a couch in the same room, and behind a couch in another room, police said.
Scott was on parole stemming from a 2007 aggravated assault conviction. He hit a woman with a frying pan and kicked a policeman, police said.
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