The police arrested seven people and seized more than 4,100 glassine envelopes of heroin and guns in a raid on Hamilton Avenue, according to public safety director Jerry Speziale.
Xavier Fulmore, 25, of Paterson; Jamere Williams, 28, of Paterson; Edwin Diaz, 18, of Paterson; Jessica Witman, 27, of Paterson; Felipe Lozada, 38, of Paterson; Jaret Desande, 38, of Woodcliff Lake; and Jennifer Zalk, 36, of Jersey City, were arrested and charged with various drug offenses.
The alleged dealers, Fulmore, Williams, and Diaz, were charged with numerous drugs and weapons offenses. The alleged buyers, Witman, Lozada, Desande, and Zalk, were charged with drug possession.
Police said the alleged dealers were using apartment 409 inside 146 Hamilton Avenue to deal drugs. Police raided the apartment on Wednesday after being tipped off about the drug operation. They seized 4,151 glassine enevelopes of heroin, 1 bag of meth amphetamine, and $1,219 cash.
Police also seized two weapons, a Glock 19 Gen 5 9mm handgun loaded with 30 rounds and a Masterpiece Arms Mac 11 9mm.