Berwick Police Dept

Berwick Man Facing Felony Drug Charges

August 21, 2018 - 6:53 am

A Berwick man is behind bars on among others felony drug charges. It was over the weekend police responded to burglar alarms at The Mystery Box on 2nd Street in Berwick. Finding doors open they entered and didn't find anyone inside but spotted marijuana plants in plain sight. After contacting the owner Marc Bankes he told them get a search warrant. While waiting, officers say a man ran in the back door and out with a backpack. He jumped on a motorcycle with an officer grabbing the handlebars and dragged before bringing the bike and rider down. The backpack spilled out suspected crystal meth. The man, Marc Bankes was taken into custody and is in Columbia County Prison.

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