Man and Woman from New Jersey Arrested On drug Charges In Altoona
Altoona police have arrested two people from New Jersey on drug charges.
25 year old Rashad Naim Downey and 23 year old Antoinette Sha-Lah Randolph, currently living at 316 North 9th Avenue Rear, in Altoona were taking into custody following a controlled “buy bust” on Monday.
In all, four controlled buys of marijuana using an informant led to the arrests.
A search warrant yielded the seizure of more than two pounds of marijuana in bulk packaging as well as individual small baggies of marijuana packaged for sale with an estimated street value of $6,000. Officers also seized digital scales, packaging material, and over $1900.00 in cash.
Charges against Downey and Randolf include: Conspiracy, Possession with intent to deliver marijuana, simple possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Downey was also charged with four felony deliveries and related charges.
The investigation assisted by calls to Drug Hotline and funded by Operation Our Town.