Phoenixville man faces charges after police find cocaine in home

PHOENIXVILLE >> Police arrested a Phoenixville man after a search warrant led them to a stash of packaged crack cocaine.

Muhammad Abdil Griffin Jr., 19, is facing drug charges after police served a search warrant at his home on March 21 and found him in possession of drugs that had been packaged for sale, according to court documents.

At around 9:40 p.m. on March 21, police served a search warrant on Griffin’s residence on High Street. After making contact with Griffin inside the home, police discovered that he had a small amount of marijuana in his left pant pocket. In addition, he had “Apple” bags containing smaller empty bags in the right pocket of his pants, according to police. A closet next to Griffin also contained three clear plastic bags that held a large amount of smaller bags containing suspected crack cocaine, packaged for sale.

Griffin was arrested and processed and the suspected cocaine was tested. The substance yielded positive results for cocaine, police said.

Griffin is being charged with manufacture, delivery or possession with intent to deliver, intent to possess a controlled substance, use or possession of drug paraphernalia, intent to deliver drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana. He was arraigned on March 22 before District Judge William D. Kraut and faced a preliminary hearing on March 25 before District Judge Theodore Michaels. He was unable to post the set $100,000 cash bail and is being held at Chester County Prison.

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