On 03-29-2018, Detectives with the McKean County Drug Task force charged Terry SORENSEN and Teresa DONER in connection with the methamphetamine production Detectives discovered at 79 South Avenue in Bradford on March 27, 2018.
On 03-27-18 at 1300 hrs, McKean County Drug Task Force Detectives along with City of Bradford Police executed two separate arrest warrants at an apartment located at 79 South Avenue, Bradford PA. Robert Reed and Terry Sorensen were arrested on those warrants in relation to theft cases.
While Officers were inside the residence at 79 South Ave, they observed numerous items and chemicals commonly associated with methamphetamine manufacturing. Detectives then removed all persons from the apartment building due to the fact that methamphetamine labs and associated chemicals are highly explosive. The Bradford City Fire Department was placed on standby.
Task Force Detectives then applied for a search warrant for the downstairs apartment at 79 South Avenue. For safety reasons, Task Force Detectives contacted the PA Attorney General’s Office Clandestine Lab Response Team along with the PA State Police Lab Response Team who seized numerous hazardous items used in the manufacturing of methamphetamine.
Terry Sorenson is charged with Manufacturing/Possession with Intent to Deliver Methamphetamine – Felony; Possessing Precursors – Felony; Operating a Methamphetamine Lab- Felony; Possession of Methamphetamine – Misdemeanor; Recklessly Endangering Another Person – Misdemeanor 2; and Risking a Catastrophe – a Felony 3; Conspiracy Manufacturing and/or Possession with Intent to Deliver Methamphetamine – Felony; Conspiracy Possessing Precursors – Felony; and Conspiracy Operating a Methamphetamine Lab- Felony. Sorenson was arraigned by Magisterial District Judge Dominic Cercone at $75,000. Sorenson remains incarcerated at the McKean County Jail.
Teresa Doner was charged with Conspiracy Manufacturing and/or Possession with Intent to Deliver Methamphetamine – Felony; Conspiracy Possessing Precursors – Felony; and Conspiracy Operating a Methamphetamine Lab- Felony; Conspiracy Possession of Methamphetamine – Misdemeanor; Recklessly Endangering Another Person- Misdemeanor; and Risking a Catastrophe.
Doner was arraigned by Magisterial District Judge Dominic Cercone at $75,000 remains incarcerated at the McKean County Jail.
Methamphetamine production has been on the rise in our county as well as neighboring counties and there have been several recent arrests. Meth production risks the life of the user and also those near the production due to its explosive nature – often times innocent neighbors who have no knowledge of what is occurring. We ask that anyone who has information on methamphetamine or any other illegal drug activity to please contact the McKean County Drug Task Force at the McKean County District Attorney’s Office by telephone (814) 887-3312 or by email MCDTFtip@gmail.com