City police officers busted two alleged drug dealers and seized 1,150 glassines of heroin on Friday afternoon at Putnam Street and Rosa Parks Boulevard, said police director Jerry Speziale.
Garrett L. Turner, 29, of East Stroudsburg, Penn. allegedly purchased 210 glassines of heroin from city resident Jerry Nelson Jr., 21, of Beech Street, at about 2 p.m.
Nelson had a total of 1,150 glassines of heroin including those he sold to Turner, according to police.
Police charged both Turner and Nelson with possession, distribution, and distribution close to School 10.
“The department will continue to work collectively as a team in its efforts in attacking the demand, supply and source of all drugs affecting our city and violent crime,” said Speziale.