SEWICKLEY (KDKA) — A standout basketball player at Quaker Valley High School appears to have had some extracurricular activities that landed him in jail.
According to police, 18-year-old Jamal Asad Gloster was selling marijuana out of his grandmother’s house on Nevin Avenue in Sewickley.READ MORE: 40th Street Bridge Lane Restrictions Go Into Place This Week
Investigators say they had reports last year of car thefts and of items stolen out of vehicles. All of that pointed to Gloster and then they made the drug connection.
With the help of the State Attorney General’s office, undercover agents bought large amounts of marijuana from Gloster.READ MORE: Dozens Of Women Gather On North Shore For 'Black Maternal Health Week' Photoshoot
When they searched his grandmother’s house, they found a small amount of marijuana, cash and paraphernalia . Police also found a loaded AK-47 assault rifle.
Gloster made bail and is out of jail.
When KDKA’s Brenda Waters knocked on the front door of Gloster’s house, there was no answer.MORE NEWS: Local Providers Committed To Distributing Johnson And Johnson Vaccine Despite Reports Of Shortages