By: KDKA-TV News Staff
NEW CASTLE (KDKA) – More than $7,500 dollars and nearly 30 grams of crack-cocaine was seized from a hotel room in Union Township on Monday after a traffic stop.READ MORE: 81-Year-Old Man Hit,Killed By Driver Of Vehicle In Allegheny County
A New Castle City Police officer stopped a car in front of the City Building for driving the wrong way on a one-way road.
The 18-year-old man did not have identification but told the officer he was from Detroit.READ MORE: Nick Saban, Others Urge U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin To Protect Voting Rights
The officer established probable cause that the man was involved in the sale and distribution of narcotics and a search warrant was issued for his hotel room at the Holiday Inn Express.
Once searched, it was found the man had 28 grams of crack cocaine and more than $7,500 in cash.MORE NEWS: Police Investigating Shooting In Parking Lot Of Rural King At Clearview Mall
Antoine Lockett of Detroit was charged with possession with the intent to deliver a controlled substance.