JAMESTOWN – Two women were arrested and quantities of heroin and about $5,000 in cash were seized during simultaneous raids about 6:30 a.m. Thursday at two Park Street homes by the Jamestown Police SWAT Team.
At 11 Park Street Olga E. Santiago, 49, was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree and criminal use of drug paraphernalia, and investigators seized a quantity of heroin and about $3,000 cash.
At 15 Park Doris F. Ramos, 25, was arrested and charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third-degree, criminal use of drug paraphernalia and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child because in addition to a quantity of heroin and about $2,000 in cash two small children were found in the home.
The arrests stem from a two-month investigation into heroin trafficking in the Jamestown area. Anyone with information about illegal drug activity in the Jamestown area is urged to contact the Jamestown Police anonymous tip line at 483-8477. All calls are kept confidential, officials said.