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Two people are in custody following a big heroin bust this morning on Erie's east side.

 State drug agents raided a duplex on Oneida Street. A woman from Erie and a man from Detroit were taken into custody. They are expected to be arraigned this afternoon.

 Agents say they began an undercover investigation about a month ago. And they say the location on Oneida was serving as a distribution point for heroin brought into Erie from Detroit.

 Agents seized some money and marijuana, and about 4 ounces of heroin, with an estimated street value of $25,000. They say it's one of the biggest local seizures in recent years.

 Dennis Tobin of the Bureau of Narcotics Investigations said, "We found a large quantity of heroin, one of the largest quantities we have come across in the Erie area. The investigation is going to continue into heroin trafficking in the City of Erie and Erie County."

 Some neighbors told us "off" camera they were suspicious of activities in the duplex. But no one would speak "on" camera.

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