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Hanover Twp. Man Facing Drug Charges

September 21, 2018

Hanover Twp. Man Facing Drug Charges

HANOVER TWP. — A township man is facing drug-trafficking charges after police say he sold an informant crack cocaine. Ruben L. Sostre, 36, of the Marion Terrace Apartments, was arrested during a traffic stop Wednesday morning following the drug deals, police said. During the stop, police seized a cellphone and $1,700 in cash. A subsequent search of Sostre’s apartment turned up a Taurus .38-caliber pistol, a digital scale, plastic bags and a police scanner, police said. Police charged Sostre with delivering crack, possessing crack with the intent to deliver and possessing crack. He was jailed at the Luzerne County Correctional Facility with bail set at $75,000. — JAMES HALPIN

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