Feds indict NJ man in heroin bust on I-81 near Harrisburg

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – A New Jersey man is facing federal charges stemming from a traffic stop along Interstate 81 near Harrisburg where police said they found two pounds of heroin in his car.

Ladon Huntley, 38, Newark, was charged by a federal grand jury with possessing about 32,000 bags of heroin, according to U.S. Attorney Peter Smith.

The grand jury in Harrisburg indicted Huntley on Wednesday on multiple drug trafficking charges.

Smith said the drugs were recovered after a search of Huntley’s car in Lower Paxton Township on March 31.

The grand jury also charged Huntley with conspiring with unknown individuals to distribute the heroin and with traveling interstate to facilitate heroin trafficking.

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