Eight people were arrested in a drug bust on East 18th Street. Police seized 137 glassine envelopes of heroin and 17 baggies of crack cocaine.
Police charged Elizabeth J. Womack, 29, of Newton; Sandra M. Castillo, 40, of Paterson; Fanny Singer, 56, of Paterson; Jamie Bowman, 36, of Newark; Nile Diakos, 30, of Paterson; Tyrone Bennett, 54, of Paterson; Tracy L. Kyle, 39, of Paterson; and Carlos Gutierrez, 35, of Garfield with drug offenses.
Castillo and Singer were charged with drug possession and distribution. Police raided their home at 751 East 18th Street on March 3, 2017. Diakos and Bennett were also charged with various possession and distribution charges, police said.
Gutierrez, Kyle, and Womack were charged with loitering to commit a drug offense. Bowman allegedly bought three glassine envelopes of heroin from Bennett, police said.
The raid was part of the city’s weekly crackdown on drug sales and distribution.