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Kennett Square woman arrested for drug sales

11/27/2013 10:48AM, Published by ACL, Categories: In Print, News

Rose Diaz was arrested on Nov. 15 and charged with illegally selling prescription drugs.

By John Chambless

Staff Writer

An investigation by Kennett Square police that began in July ended on Nov. 15 with the arrest of a Kennett Square woman, who was charged with selling prescription medications out of her home.

Rose A. Diaz, 64, of 439 E. South St., was arrested as police conducted a search of her home, turning up several prescription medications and marijuana. She had been suspected of selling oxycodone and percocet without a license. She was charged with five counts of delivery, and possession with intent to deliver prescription medication.

During the execution of the search warrant, Victor Nova-Castaneda, 27, was at the home and found to be in possession of about an ounce of marijuana. 

Diaz was taken to Chester County Prison in lieu of $15,000 cash bail. Nova-Castaneda was arrested and taken to Chester County Prison in lieu of $5,000 cash bail.

Kennett Square police were assisted in the investigation by the Chester County Detectives and the District Attorney's Office.

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