August 13, 2014 at 11:00 PM
A Lansdale man remains in Montgomery County prison on $75,000 bail, awaiting an Aug. 26 preliminary hearing on 15 felony and misdemeanor drug offenses in the borough.
Steven Christopher Feliciano, 23, of the 600 block of North Cannon Avenue, allegedly set up drug sales and sold prescription pills and marijuana to police informants, according to a criminal affidavit.
Feliciano is charged with two felony counts of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, two felony counts of criminal use of a cell phone, four misdemeanor charges of possession of a controlled substance, four misdemeanor counts of use or possession of drug paraphernalia, two misdemeanor counts of purchase or receipt of a controlled substance, and a misdemeanor charge of possession of a small amount of marijuana for personal use, according to court records.
According to the affidavit, Lansdale Police Street Crimes Unit received information that Feliciano was allegedly selling pills and marijuana in Lansdale. Feliciano, police allege, arranged drug sales via phone.
An investigation began, and by the final week of May 2014, Street Crimes Unit detectives and Montgomery County District Attorney Drug Task Force officers received information that Feliciano was allegedly going to engage in a drug sale in Lansdale, police said.
Police said all measures were taken to ensure the transaction was controlled.
A detective watched as Feliciano allegedly met with the informant in Lansdale. Police said a plastic bag containing Clonazepam was recovered from the controlled buyer.
The same procedure was allegedly witnessed again in the final week of June 2014, police said. This time, however, the informant purchased marijuana allegedly from Feliciano, police said.
On Aug. 7, at 5:03 p.m., two warrants were served: One for Feliciano himself and one for his home, according to the affidavit. Feliciano was outside of his home at the time of the warrant service, police said.
A search of Feliciano allegedly recovered two bags of marijuana, a MetroPCS phone and $63 cash, police said.
A search of Feliciano’s bedroom uncovered a small amount of marijuana, two digital scales, more than 100 plastic baggies, two strips of Suboxone, a bag of heroin, an unknown white powder with a razor blade in it, and four bottles of medication prescribed to other people, police said.
Text messages indicative of alleged drug sales were also found on Feliciano’s phone, police said.