Police, U.S. Marshal Service agents, parole and probation officers converge at the bottom of East Dewart Street near Route 61 in Shamokin on Wednesday afternoon following a traffic stop on a suspicious vehicle occupied by four people. The incident was one of seven involving people wanted on warrants that kept authorities busy throughout the day.

SHAMOKIN — What started out as a search for a wanted person Wednesday morning escalated into a daylong roundup of numerous people by multiple agencies leading to the discovery of heroin, methamphetamine, marijuana, drug paraphernalia and cash.

In all, 16 local residents were committed to jail on warrants and some face additional drug charges.

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Is there anyone left in Shamokin after these round-ups? ;-)

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