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    PSP: Tyrone man tracked to Philadelphia for resupply of heroin

    By Bill Shannon,

    27 days ago

    BLAIR COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — State police tracked a Tyrone man to Philadelphia and back where he allegedly re-upped his supply of heroin and fentanyl.

    Jesse Riggleman III, 33, was arrested in Snyder Township on Interstate 99 after returning from a trip to Philadelphia, his charges show. State police said they were investigating the man since March 2024.
    Jesse Riggleman III, 33 (Blair County Prison)

    Riggleman allegedly sold heroin during controlled buys in March and May before investigators were tipped off about a trip to Philadelphia for “good sh**” that he wanted to pick up as soon as possible, the criminal complaint reads. After confirmation that drugs were picked up the morning of May 3, state troopers said they received a search warrant for the car. When Riggleman returned to Blair County a few hours later, he was pulled over on I-99.

    According to troopers, 88 bags of suspected heroin and fentanyl were found in the vehicle inside a coat Riggleman allegedly admitted was his.

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    Riggleman was arrested on an outstanding warrant and charges for this incident were filed later. He was arraigned May 17 on multiple felony drug charges. Bail was set at $100,000 straight.

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