heroin charges condemned home

These four face charges including trespassing and possession of heroin with intent to deliver following an Oct. 18, 2019, search warrant at a condemned property in the first block of West New Street in Lancaster, according to city police. Clockwise from upper left, they are James Gilbert, Jose Sanchez, Jorge Garcia and Carlos M. Rivera. 

Four men were charged with drug offenses after about 100 baggies of heroin and other drugs were found in a condemned home, according to Lancaster city police.

The department's Selective Enforcement Unit has been investigating heroin dealing over the past several weeks and determined people were using a house in the first block of West New Street, police said.

On Friday, police got a search warrant and said they found heroin, cocaine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Two city men, a Manheim Township man and an Elizabethtown man were charged with trespass, possession of heroin with intent to deliver and possession of cocaine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

They are: James Gilbert, 59, of the first block of West New Street; Carlos M. Rivera, 52, of the 400 block of St. Joseph Street, Jose Sanchez, 42, of the 100 block of Pulte Road in Manheim Township and Jorge Garcia, 49, of the 200 block of Market Street in Elizabethtown.

They were taken to Lancaster County Prison in lieu of bail.