Hearing set for Philly men held for drugs

January 20, 2009 3:53:22 AM PST
Two Philadelphia men charged with possession of marijuana and loaded guns on a college campus are also facing assault charges in a beating near their residence. Authorities say 21-year-old Alvin Foster and 18-year-old James Foster were students in the fall semester at the Penn State campus at Schuylkill Haven, 70 miles northwest of Philadelphia. They aren't enrolled for the spring semester.

Police seized marijuana, scales, loaded stolen guns and $3,321 in cash in a December raid on their campus room. The two are being held in lieu of $25,000 bail, with a hearing scheduled Feb. 5 on drug and weapons charges.

But they also face aggravated assault charges in a November attack that left a man with a concussion and a broken nose. A preliminary hearing on those charges is scheduled Thursday.


Information from: The Morning Call, http://www.mcall.com

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