Paterson police seized more than 3,000 folds of heroin and nearly 1,000 Ecstasy pills while arresting three men during a raid, authorities said.
City Narcotics Division detectives also found another nine ounces of heroin and three ounces of cocaine during the Thursday afternoon bust at a two-family house in the 100 block of North 10th Street, Police Director Jerry Speziale said.
Residents Aneueriz Morel and Jose Castillo, both 37, were charged with operating a drug facility, along with various possession counts.
Police also arrested 49-year-old Marco Cintron of Grand Street, who Speziale said was carrying 50 folds of heroin.
Seized were 3,133 folds of the drug, 992 Ecstasy pills, three bags of heroin and one of cocaine, along with drug paraphernalia, the director said.
Police also confiscated $1,747 in drug proceeds, he said.
Morel and Castillo remained held Saturday in the Passaic County Jail. Cintron was released on a summons.
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