WILLIAMSPORT -- A Philadelphia woman who was pulled over by Williamsport Bureau of Police last week was found to allegedly have $12,000 of uncut cocaine in her possession.
Linette Serrano, 26, failed to use a turn signal and was pulled over by police at 10:22 p.m. May 7, 2019 at the I-180 West on ramp near Hepburn Street. Serrano reportedly told the officer that she was lost and trying to find her boyfriend's apartment at Newberry Estates. She also told him she was from Philadelphia and was going to spend the night and leave early the next day for work. The officer noted in the affidavit that there was no clothing or luggage in the vehicle.
Serrano consented to a search of the vehicle. The officer found a black purse in the trunk. Inside a slit in the purse lining was a pair of black gloves that contained two clear plastic bags with 1.6 ounces of uncut cocaine worth $12,000, according to the affidavit.
Charges of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, possession of a controlled substance and summary traffic offenses were filed at the office of District Magistrate Christian D. Frey. Serrano was arraigned and remanded to Lycoming County Prison in lieu of $90,000 monetary bail. A preliminary hearing is set for May 21.