Nine arrested in Jamestown heroin raids

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (WIVB) – A months-long investigation into heroin trafficking in Jamestown culminated Wednesday when authorities conducted seven raids and took nine people into custody.

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Jamestown Police accompanied by State Police and Homeland Security agents raided homes on East 2nd Street, East 8th Street, Forest Park, Spring Street, Fairview Avenue, and Willis Street. Officers seized a large amount of heroin, cash, drug paraphernalia, weapons and prescription medications.

At a home on Cherry Street, officers say they found cocaine, cash and a marijuana grow operation. Thirty-one marijuana plants were found secreted behind a false wall in the home.

The following people were arrested:

  • Alberto Acevedo, 24, of East 2nd Street – charged with third degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, seventh degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and he had an outstanding probation violation warrant
  • Luis Acevedo, 46, of East 2nd Street – charged with third degree criminal possession of a controlled substance
  • Hector Colon Rodriguez, 40, of Forest Park – charged with third degree criminal possession of a controlled substance
  • Roberto Morales Sanchez, 45, of Spring Street – charged with third degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and criminal use of drug paraphernalia
  • Leslie Rodriguez, 27, of Spring Street – charged with third degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and criminal use of drug paraphernalia
  • Daniel McKay, 20, of Fairview Avenue – charged with third degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and fourth degree criminal possession of a weapon
  • Wesley Riley, 35, of Cherry Street – charged with third degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, growing marijuana, unlawful possession of marijuana, and fourth degree criminal possession of a weapon
  • Robin Riley, 56, of Cherry Street – charged with third degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, growing marijuana, unlawful possession of marijuana, and fourth degree criminal possession of a weapon
  • Brooke Weinert, 20, of Cherry Street – charged with third degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, growing marijuana, unlawful possession of marijuana, and fourth degree criminal possession of a weapon

All of the suspects are being held pending arraignment.

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