Last of Park Avenue Drug Bust Defendants Sentenced

CLEARFIELD – A Clearfield man involved in a drug bust on Park Avenue in Clearfield last spring was sentenced to county jail on Monday.

Trevor Sheaffer pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and criminal conspiracy to commit possession of a controlled substance.

Sheaffer was sentenced to 90 days in Clearfield County jail and will be on probation for 2 years after his release.

Sheaffer was one of five people arrested on April 5 when police officers raided an apartment on Park Avenue and found large amounts of heroin, cocaine and marijuana. The estimated value of the drugs seized was $5,000. Police also seized a stolen handgun and $3,000 in cash.

Earlier in 2006, Rason Battle and Mario Cumberbatch, both of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Lee Jackson of Pittsburgh all pleaded guilty to felony drug possession. Battle will serve nine months to two years in prison. Cumberbatch will serve 184 days to two years in prison. Jackson will be in prison for two to seven years.

Amber Ickes, another defendant in the case was sentenced in February and pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance, cocaine. For that charge, she was placed on three years probation and is to serve 12 months in Clearfield County Jail. Ickes also pleaded guilty to criminal conspiracy of possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance. She was placed on two years probation to run consecutive to the previous sentence.

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