Trio of suspects sold drugs in school zone, police say

Published: Oct 11 2013 05:32:51 PM EDT   Updated On: Oct 12 2013 06:36:10 PM EDT

Three people have been busted in connection with selling heroin in a school zone in Reading.

Heroin was being sold at a house in the 400 block of Orange Street, said Berks County detectives, who arrested Jose Perez-Guevarez, Pablo Santiago-Santiago and Melinda Marrero, following a raid of their home.

Authorities said they seized more than 230 packets of heroin.

The house is near Amanda Stout Elementary and Southern Middle schools.