FBI Raid in Levittown Part of Multi-State Investigation, Two Lower Bucks Men Arrested
The raid Tuesday morning in the Middletown section of Levittown was part of a multi state, multi agency investigation coming out of New Jersey, led by Greater Trenton Safe Streets Task Force.
Thirteen individuals were charged today with various drug trafficking and firearms offenses arising from an investigation targeting unlawful activities in a northeast neighborhood in the city of Trenton, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger said.
Ten of the defendants were arrested this morning as part of a takedown coordinated by federal and local law enforcement authorities. One defendant is currently detained on related charges with a A 13th defendant, Alterrick Livingston, 42, of Trenton, arrested and charged today in a separate case, officials said.
Glenn Moore, 29, of Levittown, was among 12 people charged in the raid part and was among 10 of the defendants arrested this morning, along with Clinton “C-Rod” Rodriguez, 46, of Morrisville.
They were charged, according to Department of Justice officials, with possession with intent to distribute controlled substances, according to court documents.
The charges filed today are the result of an investigation by the Greater Trenton Safe Streets Task Force. Led by the FBI, the Task Force is comprised of various federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies, and its mission is to combine the resources and intelligence of the participating agencies to enhance the identification, apprehension, and prosecution of individuals involved in gang-related activities, violent crime, and drug distribution in and around the greater Trenton area, a DOJ press release states.
Wilson was charged with three counts of distribution and possession with intent to distribute controlled substances, including 100 grams or more of heroin, 28 grams or more of cocaine base, and additional quantities of cocaine. Meekins was charged in three counts with distribution and possession with intent to distribute controlled substances, as well as possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Livingston was charged with possession of ammunition by a convicted felon. The remaining defendants were charged with varying counts of distribution or possession with intent to distribute controlled substances, including heroin, cocaine base, and cocaine. Those arrested today are scheduled to make their initial court appearances this afternoon before U.S. Magistrate Judge Tonianne J. Bongiovanni in Trenton federal court, Sellinger said.
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According to number of posts originating on a social media page focusing on Levittown, federal authorities raided a private residence.
The home located on Tulip Tree Road, in Levittown has been swarming with investigators identified by locals as FBI agents.
One person was taken into custody by multiple sources who witnessed it, however that information has yet to be confirmed by any public safety organization.
According to Jones’ post ,the storming of the residence took place just after 11:45 am, Tuesday.
All of the information collected by Lower Bucks Source so far has been based on witness accounts of public safety activity. Calls to officials from the FBI, Bucks County DA’ office, and Police were not returned as of 12:50 pm.
Updates as they come in.