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Police: Bucks County apartment housed heroin distribution operation

WARRINGTON TWP., Pa. - Authorities in Bucks County said they have broken up a significant heroin distribution operation that was being run out of a Warrington Township apartment.

Police said three arrests were made during their investigation into the alleged heroin operation at an apartment in the 500 block of Easton Road. Police said they seized 250 bags of heroin and $2,000 in cash from the apartment.

The investigation, conducted by the Warrington and Warminster police departments, ended with the arrests of two men who police said "are believed to to have been a significant source of heroin which was intended to be distributed in Bucks County."

Edward Warner, 29, of Warrington, and Jose Rivera Jr., 23, of Philadelphia, are both being charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance with intent to deliver and criminal use of communications facilities. Both men were taken to the Bucks County Correctional Facility on $100,000 bail.

Also arrested in conjunction with the investigation was 45-year-old Paula Pisechko of Warrington, who was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.

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