3 arrested in Franklin Township heroin bust


FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, Pa.,None - Police arrested three people Wednesday morning during a drug raid in Franklin Township.

According to police, a search warrant was executed at a house on Grandview Drive around 6:45 a.m.

Antoine Johnson, 25, of Pittsburgh, John Hewitt, 29, of Waynesburg and Robin Whitlach, 33, of Waynesburg were inside the house, along with two children, police said.

Authorities said the officers recovered 722 bags of heroin, $3,864 in cash, multiple cellphones and drug-related paraphernalia.

Johnson, Hewitt and Whitlach were arrested and charged with possession with intent to deliver, simple possession, criminal conspiracy and possession of drug paraphernalia.

They are being held in the Greene County Jail on $50,000 cash bond.

Child and Youth Services said they responded to the scene and have the children in their custody.

Police continue to investigate.