43-year-old Christopher Falcone and 31-year-old Santana Crusan were arrested on Friday

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

VINTONDALE, Pa. (KDKA) — A man and woman were arrested and are facing charges in connection with the manufacturing of methamphetamine.

Pennsylvania State Police say that 43-year-old Christopher Falcone and 31-year-old Santana Crusan were arrested on Friday, October 30 and are being held in the Indiana County Jail following an investigation at a home in Indiana County.

On Friday, October 30, State Police troopers arrived at a home in East Wheatfield Township after receiving information regarding suspecting methamphetamine manufacturing.

After police arrived, they obtained permission to search the home and found several items related to the manufacturing of methamphetamine both inside and outside the home.

State troopers believed that three juveniles were in the home while the methamphetamine was being manufactured.

The State Police’s Clandestine Laboratory Response Team was called to the home to safely process the scene.

Both Falcone and Crusan were charged with the following:

  • Operating a Methamphetamine Laboratory and Illegal Dumping of Methamphetamine Waste
  • Manufacture of Methamphetamine with Person Under 18 Years of Age Present
  • Manufacturing a Controlled Substance
  • Recklessly Endangering Another Person
  • Possession with Intent to Use Drug Paraphernalia
  • Possession of Pseudoephedrine for Methamphetamine Manufacture
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia