According to police Tony Syfee Barnes solicited an individual to assist him in distributing heroin in the Altoona area. Barnes told the individual he was recently released from prison and sent to the area by his people to sell 14 bags of heroin for $200. The individual Barnes solicited then contacted police.
Barnes was arrested with the money from the staged buy and a bus ticket from Philadelphia to Altoona dated October 31, 2013.
Barnes was taken to Blair County Central Booking and charged with multiple offenses including Possession with Intent to Deliver Heroin.
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