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Police: Two Arrested for Dealing Drugs with Little Girl Living in Home

CATAWISSA — Two people were arrested and now face several charges including endangering a young girl after a drug bust in Columbia County.

According to police, Samuel J. Butcher, 37, and Debra L. Harner, 35, both of Catawissa, were charged with drug possession, drug possession with intent to deliver, possession of drug paraphernalia, and reckless endangerment of a two-year-old child.

The bust happened at a home on South Third Street in Catawissa around 5 p.m. on Friday where police said Harner lived with her two-year-old daughter.

Police said the two were selling heroin, cocaine, and crack cocaine from the home.

Officials said Harner was allowing Butcher, who is originally from New York City, to live in her home in exchange for heroin.


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