York woman sent to prison for weapon, drug convictions

YORK – Tina Asti, 38, of York, has been sentenced to prison and post-release supervision on convictions of possessing a weapon during the commission of a felony and possession of methamphetamine.

She was sentenced this past week in York County District Court by Judge James Stecker.

The case began 1 ½ years ago when an officer with the York Police Department stopped Asti for a traffic violation. The officer knew Asti was currently a participating in the county’s problem solving court and she advised him she was on probation, according to court documents. The officer said she consented to a search and subsequently she removed a small plastic bag from her pants pocket. She confirmed it was methamphetamine inside.

In the vehicle, the officer found a large fixed blade serrated knife, which she was prohibited from possessing because she was a convicted felon, according to court documents.

Officers also alleged they found suspected burglary tools, but she was not convicted of any case involved in that situation.

The weight of the methamphetamine was determined to be 1.88 grams.

In York County District Court, she was sentenced to a term of 18 months in prison to be followed by a term of 24 months in post-release supervision. She was given credit for 41 days already served in the county jail.

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