Police: Child Found In Wilkes-Barre House With Heroin

Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Luzerne County

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WILKES-BARRE, PA — City police said they seized heroin packets, pill tablets, marijuana and contraband inside a South Welles Street house where a 10-year-old child resided with her mother.

Six people were arrested when police served a search warrant at 135 S. Welles St. on Friday.

Police said Nicole Genella, 41, was the legal tenant of the resident.  Her child was “within arm’s reach of several amounts of narcotics,” police said.

Genella, Danielle Levy, 35, same address, Ronnie Jones, 55, of Lincoln Plaza, Al-Quadir Hubbard, 24, of Elm Street, Diemah Murray-Muse, 28, of South Sherman Street, all of Wilkes-Barre, and James R. Love, 54, address listed as homeless, were charged with drug-related offenses.  They were jailed at the Luzerne County Correctional Facility for lack of $5,000 bail each.

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