Two women arrested in Charleroi drug sweep

  • January 17, 2014
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From left, Brandie Lynn Sharpnack and Greta Jo Steiner
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Brandie Lynn Sharpnack
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Greta Jo Steiner

Two women face drug charges following a sweep of two homes in Charleroi Thursday.

Charleroi Regional police said they executed a search warrant at 1005 Third St. and found 26 bags of suspected heroin, a digital scale and various drug paraphernalia about 11 a.m.

They charged the home’s resident, Brandie Lynn Sharpnack, 34, with drug possession with intent to deliver, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

She was arraigned by District Judge Robert Redlinger and taken to the Washington County jail on $15,000 bond.

Later in the day, police raided a home at 901A Meadow Ave. and arrested 53-year-old Greta Jo Steiner. Police said they found six bricks of suspected heroin, 12 stamp bags and $2,150 in cash in various places inside Steiner’s home. She was charged with drug possession with intent to deliver, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and illegal use of a communications device, according to court records.

Redlinger arraigned Steiner on the charges, and she also was taken to jail on $15,000 bond.

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