LANCASTER, PA — The Lancaster County Drug Task Force and PSPCA charged a Manheim family of four with allegedly dealing marijuana and neglecting several animals located in the residence, announced Lancaster County District Attorney Heather Adams.
Jordan Breland, 24; Austin Breland, 21; Scott Breland, 49; and Heide Breland, 46, all of the 100 block of W Colebrook St, face various charges following a search warrant executed January 13 at approximately 10:50 a.m.
Members of the Drug Task Force, with the assistance of Manheim Borough Police, located 3,284 grams of marijuana, two digital gram scales, two boxes of sandwich bags, and used vacuum-sealed bags with marijuana residue. Additionally, 73 THC vape pens and 32 THC gummy packs were located.
Thirteen total rifles and handguns with assorted ammunition and $3,488.00 were located in the residence.
Sixteen cats and two dogs were found in the residence with several medical conditions and at least three of the cats needed medical intervention. The animals were not provided access to clean and sanitary shelter. Nine of the animals were not provided necessary veterinary care. The SPCA removed the animals from the residence.
The Manheim Borough Police Department received numerous complaints about unlawful activities at the residence.
Austin Breland and Jordan Breland are each charged with one felony count of possession with intent to deliver marijuana and conspiracy, one felony count of possession with intent to deliver THC and conspiracy, one misdemeanor count of prohibited offensive weapon and conspiracy, one misdemeanor count of possession of drug paraphernalia, 18 summary counts of neglect of an animal, and nine summary counts of neglect of an animal, failure to provide veterinary care.
Scott and Heide Breland are each charged with one misdemeanor count of prohibited offensive weapon and conspiracy, 18 summary counts of neglect of an animal, and nine summary counts of neglect of an animal, failure to provide veterinary care.
PSPCA filed the animal neglect charges.
Information, a criminal complaint, or an arrest is not a declaration of guilt. A suspect, arrestee, or defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
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