Morning Drug Bust

Bags Of Heroin-Fentanyl Mixture Found

Police pictured during a traffic stop Monday morning near the intersection of East Second Street and Prendergast Avenue. P-J photo by John Whittaker
From left, Melvin Galarza, and Jonathan Negron-Rosario. Submitted photo

Two people were jailed Monday morning after Jamestown police found heroin mixed with fentanyl during a traffic stop.

Officers stopped a vehicle around 8:45 a.m. near the intersection of East Second Street and Prendergast Avenue. Inside, police found 91 bags of the heroin-fentanyl mixture totaling 9.1 grams.

The occupants, 31-year-old Jonathan Negron-Rosario and 42-year-old Melvin Galarza, were taken to Jamestown City Jail and held for arraignment.

The pair is facing charges of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and criminally using drug paraphernalia.

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