JAMESTOWN – A 26-year-old Jamestown man was arrested Wednesday on heroin, firearms and child endangerment charges after a late afternoon raid by Jamestown Police drug detectives and the department’s SWAT team. Steven Mojica-Medina was taken into custody during the raid at 628 Spring Street about 5 p.m.
Police reported seizing a number of bundles of heroin packaged for sale with a street value of about $3,000, a loaded .357 pistol and three small children.
Mojica-Medina was being held on two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third-degree, criminal possession of a firearm, using drug paraphernalia and three counts of endangering the welfare of a child. The three children are now being cared for by a relative and the county Child Protective Services agency has been alerted to investigate the situation. Mojica-Medina was arrested during an ongoing investigation of heroin sales and trafficking in the Jamestown area.
Anyone with information on narcotics dealing in the Jamestown area is urged to conduct the Jametown Police Anonymous Tip Line at 483-8477. All calls are kept confidential.