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Paterson police seize $25,000 cash in Coral Street raid

By Jonathan Greene
Published: August 28, 2021


The police raided the Coral Street apartment of a suspected drug dealer on Thursday, seizing $25,000 in drug proceeds, according to public safety director Jerry Speziale.

Alexander Roller-Huarotte, 25, of Paterson, has been charged with eight drug offenses and four weapons offenses. He was allegedly dealing large quantities of Oxycodone pills from 108 Coral Street, police said.

Roller-Huarotte was placed under arrest outside 306 Wayne Avenue on Thursday at around 8:35 p.m. He was in his vehicle with Ernesto Marrero, 37, of Paterson.

Marrero was charged with eight drug offenses. Police found 32 baggies of crack cocaine and 15 Oxycodone pills inside the vehicle.

Police then raided 108 Coral Street, apartment 4. They arrested Winni L. Palacios, 25, of Paterson, at the apartment. Palacios assisted Roller-Huarotte in his drug dealing activities, police said.

Palacios was charged with six drugs and weapons offenses.

Police seized $25,000 cash, a loaded SIG Sauer P365 9mm handgun, and 224 Oxycodone tablets.

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