LANCASTER, Pa. (WHTM) – A Lancaster man has been convicted of possessing 52 grams of cocaine after parole officers searched his residence.
Ian Stewart, 26, was found guilty by a jury on May 17 of possession with intent to deliver cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia.
On Sept. 11, 2020, around 11:12 a.m., members of the Pennsylvania Department of Probation and Parole searched Stewart’s residence and located approximately 52 grams of cocaine, a digital scale containing cocaine residue, packaging materials, and $2,485.
Stewart had been on parole following a prison sentence for fighting with officers and possessing 780 Xanax tablets and other drug paraphernalia in 2016.
Stewart is currently in Lancaster County Prison on $200,000 bail awaiting sentencing.
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Lancaster County Judge Dennis Reinaker presided over trial and will order a sentence at a later date. Assistant District Attorney Cody Wade prosecuted the case. Lancaster County Drug Task Force Detective Thomas Ziegler filed charges.