Thursday, 12 April 2018 13:08

Early morning drug bust in Athens Featured

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ATHENS-It was an early wake-up call for a man accused of selling illegal drugs in the town of Athens.

The Somerset County Sheriff's Department says it was around 5:45 this morning when they raided the home of 54 year old Richard Romano.

While searching the home on Lancaster Road, deputies say they seized 50 grams of cocaine along with dozens of Oxycodone and Suboxone pills.

They also found digital scales, thousands in cash and other evidence of drug trafficking.

Romano is now facing several possession and trafficking charges.

it was the fourth drug warrant executed on Ramono since 1999.