Trio of suspects sold drugs in school zone, police say

Posted: 5:32 PM EDT Oct 11, 2013   Updated: 6:36 PM EDT Oct 12, 2013

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.