Two Arrested After Drug Bust in Lackawanna County

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

THROOP — Two people are behind bars after police in Lackawanna County seized $50,000 worth of heroin from a home in Throop.

Police charged Amanda Ferrer, 25, and Raymond Matos, 36, with possession and endangering the welfare of a child.

Police say Ferrer was found inside the home along Memorial Drive with a 3 year old on a bed that was coated with powdered heroin.

Officers said three kids under the age of 8 were taken from the home.

Ferrer and Matos are locked up tonight.

3 comments

  • I do it for the kids

    The baby was coated in that crap, or the bed, and the baby was laying on it ? Either way! WTH!?? I understand that sometimes life gets tough, but drugs is not the answer, selling or using. Yes as a taxpayer I hate seeing my tax dollars go towards funding their stays in jail. But goodness, I will pay good money every check to make sure scum like this stays in jail. And we all want the kids to go to a good home, but half the time SOME these foster parents are just as bad. What a sad situation. Praying for the babies!

Comments are closed.