Arrest Warrant Issued for Missing Lansdale Man

Lansdale Police have issued an arrest warrant for Joseph Sarni, of Lansdale, who has been missing since early July.

Lansdale Police are investigating the disappearance of , and Upper Dublin High School graduate.

Sarni was entered as a missing person into a nationwide Law Enforcement database  on July 16.

On July 20, an arrest warrant for Sarni has been issued with the following charges:

  • Possession with Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance (4 counts)
  • Poessesion With Intent to Use Drug Paraphernalia
  • Possession of a small Amount of Marijuana
  • Receipt in Commerce

According to the Lansdale Police Department in a news release from Friday, “In June 2012, Lansdale Police received information that Sarni was selling cocaine, marijuana and narcotics in Lansdale Borough.  In late June, controlled buys of cocaine and Suboxone were made from Sarni. As a result of those buys; a search warrant was issued for Sarni’s apartment located on the 500 Blk Walnut Street.  Suboxone, a controlled substance which can be addictive, is used for the treatment of people addicted to opiates such as heroin and many types of pain killers. The search warrant was served on June 29th.  Seized at his apartment were drugs and paraphernalia.  All seized drugs including the cocaine and Suboxone were analyzed by an independent laboratory.”

Lansdale Police also stated, “Our primary focus is to continue to investigate Joe’s recent disappearance and ensure his safe return.”

ur friend July 21, 2012 at 02:00 AM
liers the police didn't raid nothing in june or we would have known where he is he would have been imprisoned and not being missed rite now and he may have lived there for 3 weeks so this is bull shit cover up from our finest lansdale cops raciest ass crackers to begin with they never took the report until the media got involved your fucken worthless lansdale cops who want respect but cant give it to the victems theres another case i know about that this guy is walking free from bashing this innocent mans head in with a bat and is still is trying to recover hes doing great reguarding the surcumstances but any ways these cops don't know how to do the just thing they know how to put salt on a wond. this well loved man may have to go throw more shit if found alive in any condition to this shit they'er putting on him this is the cops doing there lies are building they should be investigated not the victems we have dirty ass cops in our town they need to go find a new career maybe in dish washing specialist. the last words i told joe was be careful bro and still i say that if your found be careful.your mom has you in spirit.
Joe July 21, 2012 at 11:37 AM
@UR FRIEND: I tried to read your post, but your spelling and train of thought defies logic. Read and spell check your posts so that others may possible make some sense of your ignorance. You probably should have spent more tme in school and less time doing drugs ans alcohol.
JB July 21, 2012 at 12:53 PM
Omg. What was that?!
ur friend July 21, 2012 at 02:44 PM
no ones as perfact as u sorry but he dont need this shit that lansdale finist is doing
Joe July 21, 2012 at 04:13 PM
It speaks for itself!! You wonder why this country is so screwed up. This is a result of our public school system!! @ur friend: **perfect**/ **doesn't or does not**/ Lansdale's**/**finest**
ur friend July 21, 2012 at 04:18 PM
u all may not know whats going on on a real note so what i say his people agree on it we know the inside scoop hes are loved one and you cant spell and (joe) also i never did drugs and i dont spend my time drinking also fyi i dont even smoke cigarettes
Paul Nolan July 23, 2012 at 01:02 PM
How does that first post get through. Great job to the editor.
Diane Bancroft August 01, 2012 at 05:16 PM
As a former teacher, let me make you aware of number one: how difficult it is to write well, and number two: how difficult it is to encourage a student who does not do well in English to write. With that being said, I also happen to agree with the state of the police force in the Borough. I have personally seen the police needlessly knock around someone who had ODed from heroin as he was being loaded into the ambulance. The kids in the neighborhood speak of crooked cops, disturbed and drug addicted veterans, civilian addicted to PRESCRIPTION drugs and COCAINE, both of which are encouraged and SUBSIDIZED by the US government. This is simply the way used to thin the population of "undesirables." If Joe was murdered, it was by another undesirable, be it civilian, civil servant, or military officer. Whoever it was needs to answer for that crime and Lansdale's Police and the Military presence in Lansdale need to be reigned in. Let us addicts heal our own. We are the only ones who can.
Diane Bancroft August 01, 2012 at 05:18 PM
See... I have a typo in there as well. See if you can find it. There may be more than one, but this was my first draft. :)


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