The police arrested four people and seized 1,700 glassine envelopes of heroin in a bust on Spruce Street, according to public safety director Jerry Speziale.
Edwardo Lafrank, 36, of Paterson; Jordani Ruiz, 24, of Paterson; Nicholas Zingone, 33, of Newton; Amanda Jones, 32, of Nutley, were arrested on various drug offenses.
Lafrank was charged with nine drug offenses. Ruiz was charged with three posession and distribution offenses.
Zingone and Jones were each charged with drug possession. Jones as additionally charged with endangering the welfare of a child.
Police conducted an investigation around 118 Spruce Street on Wednesday and Thursday after getting complaints from residents. They seized 1,756 glassine envelopes of heroin and 9 baggies of cocaine.
All four were arrested and charged, authorities said.