State police in Schuylkill County have charged a man with several drug and firearms offenses.
The State Police Troop L Vice and Narcotics Unit along with the county Drug Task Force executed a search warrant just after 6 a.m. Thursday at a home on the 400 block of Hobart Street in Gordon.
Authorities say they seized about 240 grams of methamphetamine with an estimated street value of $24,000, a shotgun, several packets of what’s believed to be fentanyl, and drug paraphernalia used for packing and weighing controlled substance.
Investigators charged 46-year-old John Kessler with a felony count of possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine, a felony firearms offense, and two misdemeanor drug charges.
Kessler is in Schuylkill County Prison on $75,000 cash bail.