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Pavonia Street man arresed on drug charges

A 21-year-old Pavonia Street man was arrested on felony drug charges Monday afternoon after he jumped out a house window as police arrived to pick him up in an earlier assault case.

Richard Serrano was charged with third, fourth and seventh-degree criminal possession of controlled substances, second-degree criminal use of drug paraphernalia, obstructing governmental administration and unlawful possession of marijuana about 2 p.m. Police reported finding he had plastic baggies containing heroin, cocaine and marijuana, a drug scale containing residue, glassine envelopes and a locked safe.