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8 arrested in Easton drug raids

EASTON, Pa. - Eight people are facing drug charges after Easton police served three separate search warrants in the city Friday morning.

Two people were arrested and charged at a home in the 700 block of Wolf Avenue.

Raynard Lonon, 35, is facing delivery of heroin and related charges. Zarkea Duffie, 35, is charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. 

Police said the investigation focused on heroin sales in the area.

In a separate investigation into crack cocaine sales, three people were charged at an apartment in the 1000 block of Lehigh Street.

Kevin Simon, 33, Blue Truss, 18, and Rebecca Truss, 22, are facing drug charges. Police said they also found a handgun at the apartment.

In a third investigation, three people were arrested at an apartment in the 200 block of West Nesquehoning Street.

Shazuille Burke, 25, and Donavan Butler, 23, are charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Ronaldo Burke, 19, is charged with possession of marijuana.

Easton police said this investigation stemmed from a past shooting investigation.

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