3 Arrested, 320 Bags of Heroin Recovered

Jorge Oquendo, 35, and Luz Feliciano, 42, Candida Hamel-Hawley, 41, will answer to charges in Springfield, Mass. District Court

Springfield, Massachusetts, Police arrested three people and recovered 320 bags of heroin on Wednesday night.

Narcotics officers conducted three simultaneous drug raids to target two separate heroin dealers. The raids occurred at 42 Melrose Street, 262 Eastern Avenue, and 293 Eastern Avenue.

Jorge Oquendo, 35, and Luz Feliciano, 42, were charged with distribution of heroin and possession of heroin with intent to distribute.

The officers observed a heroin sale outside one of the homes and arrested that individual at a traffic stop. Candida Hamel-Hawley, 41, was charged with possession of heroin.

All three suspects will be arraigned in Springfield District Court. 

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