A lengthy joint investigation by Pennsylvania’s Office of the Attorney General and the Butler County District Attorney’s Drug Task Force has resulted in multiple arrests.
According to Attorney General Josh Shapiro, five residents are accused of mass distribution and trafficking of heroin and fentanyl from Philadelphia to Butler County from January to October of 2020.
Desirae Feitl, Quinzal Powell, Jodi Shirey, Brandi Zediker, and Crystal Pakutz have been charged with multiple felonies including Corrupt Organizations and Delivery of a Controlled Substance.
The group was allegedly responsible for transporting a kilo of drugs for resale in Butler County with a street value of about $400,000. Assisting in this investigation were the Butler City Police, the Butler Township Police, the Penn Township Police, and the Butler County Sheriff’s Department.