Narcotic Investigation

Published 01/10 2014 11:42PM

Updated 01/10 2014 11:44PM

Altoona Police say while serving a search warrant at a home on 16th Avenue they found 17 clear yellow tinted bags of Heroin along with a small amount of cash. They arrested Joseph Brewer, 66, on drug charges.
While there Drew Simmers, 24, from Altoona solicited an uncover agent there for heroin. After the purchase was complete, police also arrested Simmers. Simmers was currently on parole and was wearing an ankle monitor for hose arrest.

Brewer was charged with one count of possession with intent to deliver heroin and one count possession of controlled substance - heroin. The investigation of Brewer is ongoing and additional charges are expected.

Simmers was charged with one count of purchasing or knowing receipt in commerce of heroin and one count possession of drug paraphernalia.

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