Two arrested for possessing meth, fentanyl

Shown are drugs and drug paraphernalia seived by Mount Carmel police following the arrest of two people Monday near 200 W. Olive St. The defendants are facing felony charges for possessing fentanyl and methamphetamine.

MOUNT CARMEL — Two people are facing felony charges for possessing fentanyl and methamphetamine inside a vehicle that was blocking a roadway at around 2:30 p.m. Monday.

Nicole Knopf, 32, of 700 W. Spruce St., Mahanoy City, and Heather Rodgers, of 315 Front St., Friedensburg, who turns 24 on Friday, were each charged by Patrolman Kyle Schauer with felonies of criminal conspiracy and possession with intent to delivery, and misdemeanors of possession of a controlled substance and possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia.

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