The first item deals with former Ringgold football standout T.J. Carden, who once quarterbacked the Rams to the WPIAL Class AAAA quarterfinals and later played at Cal U.
Drug charges: Travis Carden, 27, of 212 Ridge Road, Monongahela, was arrested Monday for selling prescription painkillers to an undercover detective for the Washington County District Attorney's Drug Task Force, Monongahela police said.
He was arraigned before District Judge Mark Wilson on charges of possession and possession with intent to deliver narcotics and criminal use of a communications device. Carden was placed in Washington County Jail on $25,000 bond.The latter concerns recent Trinity graduate Michelle Massie, who pitched the Hillers to the PIAA Class AAA semifinals in 2009.
Drug charges: Christopher Maleski, 20, of Washington, and his passenger, Michelle Massie, 19, of Washington, each face charges stemming from a traffic stop Sunday night on Main Street at Beau Street, Washington.
State police said Massie had a bag of suspected marijuana and a grinder. She will be charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Maleski will be charged with driving under the influence of a controlled substance.