A Waynesburg man is facing multiple charges following allegations he sold methamphetamine to a confidential informant working with police and then fled from officers during his attempted arrest.
Aaron Michael Redman, 23, has been charged with one felony count each of manufacturing, delivering or possessing with intent to deliver a controlled substance and criminal use of a communication facility; and one misdemeanor count each of possession of a controlled substance, use/possession of drug paraphernalia, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct.
The charges were filed by Waynesburg police April 27 before District Judge Lee Watson following an incident that occurred that same day in the borough.
According to the criminal complaint, police coordinated a controlled buy of illegal drugs between a confidential informant and Redman. The informant met with Redman at 5 p.m. at a location on Strawberry Alley and provided Redman with cash to purchase suspected methamphetamine, the complaint states.
Following the transaction, police approached Redman and told him he was under arrest, at which point Redman fled from officers, the complaint states. A taser was used when he began resisting arrest, the complaint states. A lab test revealed the substance sold to the informant tested positive for methamphetamine, court records state.
Redman was treated for minor injuries sustained during the apprehension. He remains in Greene County Jail after failing to post $20,000 straight bail. His preliminary hearing has been scheduled for May 17 before Watson.