York man caught with methamphetamine while on probation takes plea agreement

YORK – Thomas Elliott, who is currently on probation, was caught in possession of methamphetamine and initially pleaded not guilty to a Class 4 felony.

This week, in York County District Court, due to a plea agreement, he pleaded no contest to an amended charge of a Class 1 misdemeanor.

According to the affidavit filed with the court, officers with the York Police Department participated in a probation search at Elliott’s residence as he admitted to his probation officer “of recent drug use and state he had no plans of stopping.”

During that search, it is officers found five plastic bags containing methamphetamine residue under a couch cushion, a straw containing methamphetamine under a cushion and a glass pipe containing methamphetamine in a backpack.

He was facing a possible maximum sentence of two years in prison with 12 months of post-release supervision. Due to the amended charge, he is now facing a possible maximum sentence of one year in jail.

Sentencing has been set for April 8.

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