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Watertown man arrested on heroin charge


A Winslow Street man faces a drug charge following a raid in which police allegedly found 117 packets of heroin in his apartment.

Anthony M. McNeil, 45, of 320 Winslow St., Apt. 2, was arrested on a charge of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a Class B felony, after a search warrant was executed by the Metro-Jeff Drug Task Force on Friday. It concluded a three-month investigation, task force officials said.

As a result of the search, police seized 117 packets of heroin, valued, at $3,500, and $3,200 in cash.

He was arraigned in City Court and sent to the Metro-Jefferson Public Safety Building on no bail.

The Watertown Police Department’s Entry Team and the Jefferson Sheriff’s Department’s Emergency Response Team, or SERT, assisted in the arrest.

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