Over the past month, Pittsburgh Police detectives from Narcotics and Vice have been investigating reports of drug trafficking from a residence in the 1200 block of Benton Avenue in the Brighton Heights section of the City of Pittsburgh. On August 30, as part of their ongoing investigation, detectives served a search warrant at this residence with the assistance of PBP SWAT.
At the time the search warrant was served, the following individuals were inside the residence:
When Anderson was searched, detectives found more than $6,000 cash in one of his pant pockets. Raymond Moon had more than $600 cash in one of his pockets.
A search of the residence was conducted and detectives recovered the following items:
Dion Anderson, Raymond Moon and Raynell Moon were arrested and each was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance, Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Criminal Conspiracy. All three were transported to the Allegheny County Jail.
Photos of the suspects and evidence are attached.
Tonight, the City-County Building is illuminated to recognize Poison Prevention Week and the 50th Anniversary of "Mr. Yuk" in partnership with Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.
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