Six people were apprehended and an assortment of drugs, including 237 glassine envelopes of heroin, was seized during a drug raid at a Rosa Parks Boulevard apartment, according to police director Jerry Speziale.
Police charged Dante Coakieanos, 32; Dimitrius Swinger, 49; Brittany Daniels, 31; Kiante Izquierdo, 22; Naomi Bailey, 22; and Raymond Wright, 30, with various drug offenses.
All six are Paterson residents.
Coakieanos, Izquierdo, Bailey, and Wright were each charged with 17 drug offenses. Swinger was charged with possession of seven packets of heroin and Daniels with loitering to commit a drug offense.
Police arrested the six suspects during their raid of the second floor at 351 Rosa Parks Boulevard at 6:48 p.m. on Monday.
In addition to the heroin, authorities confiscated 1 knotted and 15 baggies of crack cocaine; 2 bottles of PCP; 1 jar and 1 knotted bag of marijuana; and drug paraphernalia.
Police confiscated $538 from Izquierdo and another $28 in suspected drug proceeds from Coakieanos.
“Based on the recent enforcement activity the department is aggressively pursuing those involved in illegal drug distribution,” Speziale said.