Alleged drug dealer dumps gun, runs from cops in Scott, charges say

Last updated: August 3, 2017 - 5:12pm

Shane Michael Bankes of Berwick is taken into the Scott Township Police station by Sgt. Joe Grassley. (Press Enterprise/Jimmy May)

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