Bushkill Man Caught in Drug Sting Waives Hearing

During the drug buy, Scott Charles Gostony of the 600 block of Jacobsburg Road, allegedly threatened to blow up Colonial Regional Police headquarters with a pipe bomb.

The case against a man to blow up headquarters with a pipe bomb is headed to Northampton County Court.

Scott Charles Gostony, 38, of the 600 block of Jacobsburg Road, waived his right to a preliminary hearing Tuesday in front .

His formal arraignment is scheduled for 9 a.m. on June 7 at the Northampton County Courthouse.

Gostony remains in Northampton County Prison in lieu of 10 percent of $100,000 bail, according to court records.

According to Colonial Regional Police, Gostony met with an informant and an undercover officer in the parking lot of the in on March 15 around 9:20 p.m.

Officers from Colonial Regional, and Bushkill Township worked with the Northampton County Drug Task Force on a buy-bust operation.

According to police, Gostony sold one-quarter gram of methamphetamine to the informant and undercover officer for $40.

During the transaction, Gostony allegedly made comments that he did not like a certain officer, who was not named, from Colonial Regional and that he wanted to blow up the Brodhead Road station.

Gostony went on to say, according to police, that he planned to go on Facebook to learn how to make a pipe bomb.

After Gostony left the parking lot, he was taken into custody by other members of the drug task force. The $40 given to him for the methamphetamine was recovered along with a cell phone he used to arrange the drug deal.

Gostony was charged with two felony counts of manufacture, delivery, or possession with intent to manufacture or deliver, and one count each of possession of a controlled substance, criminal use of communication facility and threats to use weapons of mass destruction.

Prior to his March 15 arrest, Gostony had minimal contact with police in Northampton County, according to court documents.

Other than a disorderly conduct charge out of Bushkill Township in 2010, Gostony has received three traffic citations -- one in Lower Nazareth -- since 1998.


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