January 11, 2019

Four charged in marijuana sales ring

Rivera - still at large

MATAMORAS - Officers from the Eastern Pike Regional Police Department obtained a search warrant for a house at 7 Dervend Circle in Matamoras Borough.  During a search of the residence on January 8, ERPD officers along with detectives from the Pike County District Attorney’s Office Criminal Investigation Division seized over $10,000 in cash, 9.7 pounds of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. 

Officers charged Brittney Christian, 22, Corina Montalvo, 26, and Matthew Ortiz, 21, with manufacture, delivery, or possession with intent to manufacture or deliver a controlled substance and conspiracy to deliver a controlled substance, all felonies.  The charges were based on the marijuana and cash found in the residence.  Christian, Montalvo and Ortiz were sent to the Pike County Correctional Facility in lieu of $100,000.00 bail. 

Officers are currently looking for Cameron Rivera, 23, who lived in the same house. Anyone with information about Rivera are asked to contact the ERPD at 570-491-4700.  All calls will be kept confidential.


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