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Four people arrested in latest drug raids in Jamestown...

Three men and one woman are jailed following the three latest Heroin-related drug raids on Jamestown's eastside Late Friday morning.  City Police Captain Bob Samuelson says the raids took place just after 10 a.m. at 6 Winsor Street... 10 Winsor Street... and, 563 East Second Street.  Samuelson says all three drug-busts were part of the Jamestown Metro Drug Task Force's ongoing investigation into Heroin trafficking and sales in the city.  Samuelson says the investigating is continuing, and more arrests are expected.  He says the JPD SWAT Team... and, state Police C-NET Team was also involved in both the investigation and raids.  Samuelson says they wound Heroin and cash at 10 Winsor Street... and, prescription drugs and cash at 6 Winsor.  The three people caught in those residences face drug possession charges.  The fourth person is charged with violating his probation.  That's 37 year-old Angel Ortiz-Rodriguez.  Samuelson says they arrested 20 year-old Ezequiel Villafane-Nazario at 10 Winsor Street... and, 20 year-old Angel Cruz... and, Zuleyka Fuentes-Cruz at 6 Winsor.  Those three face drug posession charges.  Anyone with information on illegal drug sales and trafficking in the city is asked to call the JPD Tip-line at 483-TIPS... that's 483-8477.

Woman and child injured in car-pedestrian accident...

A woman and a young child were hurt late this morning when they were hit by a car at the corner of Winsor and Harrison Streets in Jamestown.  City police and fire rescuers were called to the scene about 11:45 a.m., and, found the adult had been struck... along with a child in a stroller.  Both were taken to WCA Hospital for treatment.  No names have been released... however... the injuries were not believed to be life-threatening.

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