Oil City Man Faces Drug Charges

| February 15, 2019

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – An Oil City man is facing a criminal charge after allegedly being found in possession of drug paraphernalia.

According to police, around 8:06 a.m. on Wednesday, February 13, 25-year-old Shawn P. Powell, of Oil City, was taken into custody after officers discovered an active arrest warrant for him.

Police say a search of Powell incident to arrest revealed multiple pieces of drug paraphernalia.

Powell was arraigned in front of Magisterial District Judge Andrew F. Fish at 1:45 p.m. on Wednesday, February 13, on one misdemeanor count of use/possession of drug paraphernalia.

Unable to post $2,500.00 cash bail, he was lodged in the Venango County Jail.

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, February 20, with Judge Fish presiding.


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