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Police seize heroin packets worth $5K in Bangor home

Published On: Jun 26 2013 07:51:59 AM EDT

A police drug bust netted hundreds of heroin packets during a raid at a Northampton County home Tuesday afternoon.

Bangor police conducted a narcotics search at the Valero gas station at 133 S. First St. in the borough around 2:40 p.m.

Officers seized 480 packets of  heroin with an estimated street value of $5,000.


Four suspects were detained and charges are pending against three of them.

Jonathan Manuel Santiago, 22, of 119 W. Railroad St., Nesquehoning, Carbon Co., was taken to Northampton County Prison on $25,000 bail.

Bangor police was assisted by the Washington Twp. police and the Northampton County Drug Task Force.