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Deadly Drugs Found in Jamestown Apartment

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Police uncovered our area's first reported case of the potentially deadly drug fentanyl, allegedly being sold as heroin.

Three people are in custody, after police raided a Jamestown, New York home.

Around 10:30 Wednesday morning, police arrested three adults, at 520 Newland Avenue, in Jamestown.

40- year- old April S. Matteson, and 46- year- old Jay P. Campbell, of Jamestown, were taken into custody, after investigators found bags of a powdery substance in their apartment, that tested positive for Fentanyl.

The two are charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance, and child endangerment, since a young girl lives with them.

A third suspect, 33- year- old Jaime L. Condella of Frewsburg, New York, was also arrested on drug possession charges.

The PA Attorney General's office has warned of the drug fentanyl being mixed with, or sold as, heroin.

The AG's office reported the mixture has caused numerous deadly overdoses around the state.

It is up to 30 times more potent than heroin alone.

Matteson and Campbell are in the Chataqua county jail, and Condella is awaiting arraignment.

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