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JAMESTOWN – Nine suspects were arrested during a joint raid by Jamestown police, state police and federal homeland security agents Wednesday on seven Jamestown-area homes following a months-long investigation into drug trafficking.

Raids were staged at 228 E. Second St., 3 Forest Park, 614 Spring St., 129 Fairview Ave., 100 E. 8th St., 20 Willis St. and 711 Cherry St., said Jamestown Police Capt. Robert Samuelson. The Cherry Street raid led to the seizure of cocaine, cash and a marijuana growing operation.

Arrested and jailed were:

• Alberto Acevedo, 24, of 228 E. 2nd St., charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree, and criminal possession of a controlled substance, seventh degree. He was also booked on a probation violation warrant.

• Luis Acevedo, 46, the father of Alberto, also of 228 E. Second St., charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance, third degree.

• Hector Colon Rodriguez, 20, of 3 Forest Park, charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance, third degree.

• Roberto Morales Sanchez, 45, of 614 Spring St., charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree and criminal use of drug paraphernalia.

• Leslie Rodriguez, 27, also of 614 Spring St., charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree and criminal use of drug paraphernalia.

• Daniel McKay, 20, of 129 Fairview Ave., charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree and criminal possession of a weapon in the fourth degree, for brass knuckles seized along with a quantity of heroin.

• Wesley Riley, 35, of 711 Cherry St., charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree, prohibited growing of marijuana, criminal possession of a weapon in the fourth degree and unlawful possession of marijuana.

• Robin Riley, 56, described as a relative of Wesley Riley, of 711 Cherry St., charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree, prohibited growing of marijuana, criminal possession of a weapon in the fourth degree and unlawful possession of marijuana.

• Brooke Weinert, 20, also of 711 Cherry St., charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree, prohibited growing of marijuana, criminal possession of a weapon in the fourth degree and unlawful possession of marijuana.

Samuelson said officers discovered a quantity of cocaine at the Cherry Street address along with a marijuana growing operation and 31 marijuana plants hidden behind a false wall in the house.

An illegal dagger and a walking cane containing a sword were also seized there.

Anyone with information on the illegal sale and trafficking of narcotics in the Jamestown area is asked to contact the Jamestown Police Department’s Anonymous Tip line at 483-8477, Samuelson said.

He said all calls are kept confidential.

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