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Six Arrested During Two Concurrent Raids In Pittsfield

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Police found drugs, guns, and cash during the two raids.
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Six people, including three juveniles, were arrested during two concurrent raids by local authorities Wednesday morning.
 
City police, the Berkshire County Drug Task Force, and the Berkshire County Special Response Team executed search warrants at 362 Columbus Avenue and 208 Linden Street at 10:20 a.m.
 
The raids led to six arrests and authorities seized upward of $50,000 worth of drugs, two firearms, and $8,700 in cash.
 
Police say Shiana Sayers, 30, was arrested for trafficking in cocaine, trafficking in heroin, and two counts of conspiracy to violate drug laws.
 
Melissa Daniels, 32, was arrested on charges of trafficking in heroin and conspiracy to violate drug laws.
 
Jacob Ferry, 23, was arrested and charged with trafficking in cocaine, trafficking in heroin, possessing a firearm without an FID card, possession of ammunition without an FID card, possessing a firearm during the commission of a felony, improper storage of a firearm, and conspiracy to violate drug laws.
 
Three other minors were not named. Two will be charged with trafficking in heroin and conspiracy to violate drug laws and the other will be charged with trafficking in heroin, conspiracy to violate drug laws, possessing a firearm during the commission of a felony, and illegal possession of a firearm.
 
Police say during the searches large amounts of individual bags of heroin, loose powder heroin, powder cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin and cocaine paraphernalia, two loaded firearms, and $8,700 in cash were found. Police estimate the street value of the drugs found range from $34,000 to $50,000.
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