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Drug Bust in Wilkes-Barre

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WILKES-BARRE — One person was arrested and drugs were seized in a bust in Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday.

According to officials, police in Luzerne County served search warrants at two homes on Scott Street around noon as part of a coordinated effort between the Pennsylvania State Police and Wilkes-Barre Police Department to fight violent crimes and drug activity in the city.

Police said they found nearly 2,000 packets of heroin worth over $35,000. They also found a gun and $9,000 in cash.

Police arrested Juleisy Abreu, 20, of Wilkes-Barre on drug charges.

Officials also said there were two infants and a teenager in one of the homes at the time of the bust.



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