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Jamestown heroin suspect arrested and large amount of the drug seized

JAMESTOWN – A 23-year-old Jamestown man was remanded to the City Jail and a large about of alleged heroin was seized by the Jamestown Metro Drug Task Force during an early afternoon raid Monday on his McKinley Avenue flat.

Moises J. Lopez Jr. was beng held on charges of second-degree criminal possession of a weapon, third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and criminal use of drug paraphernalia. During a raid on his flat at 220 McKinley investigators reported seizing 237 bags of heroin, a loaded .38-caliber pistol, cash, scales and drug packaging material.

Anyone with information on Jamestown area drug trafficking is asked to contact the Drug Task Force anonymous tip line at 483-8477.