A couple from State College is facing charges after their murder for hire plot was uncovered.
On August 3rd, police pulled over Christopher Pickard on the turnpike in Chester County for a vehicle code violation. After seeing a fake ID, the trooper who pulled him over searched his car and found over 800 baggies of heroin.
Officials then found out that Pickard and his girlfriend, Latrice Harrington were planning to kill the passenger that was in his car that day. However, the man they asked to do the job was actually an undercover officer.
Both Pickard and Harrington are in the Chester County Prison.