Ithaca, N.Y. — Five people have been arrested in a crack cocaine and heroin bust, the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office announced Wednesday.

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Tuesday afternoon, sheriff’s deputies joined with Ithaca and state police to make the arrests and seize $695 dollars, 108 pre-packaged bags of heroin and 2.4 grams of packaged crack cocaine, according to a press release. The drugs are collectively valued at $1,500, sheriff’s deputies said.

Here are the names and charges of those arrested, according to the sheriff’s office:

Daniel J. Yetsko, 29, of 119 Honness Lane Ithaca was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance with intent to sell in the third degree, a class B Felony.

Javaun S. Delfyette, 29, of 2044 Strauss Street #1 Brooklyn, NY was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance with intent to sell in the third degree, a class B Felony

Naquan T. Stevenson, 27, of 730 Rockaway Ave #2J Brooklyn, NY was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance with intent to sell in the third degree, a class B Felony.

Jovon L. Monk, 29, of 618 West State Street Ithaca, NY was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the fifth degree, a class D Felony.

Lawrence Haskins, 59, of 6335 Perry City Road Trumansburg was charged with being a Fugitive from Justice from the State of California. Haskins is wanted on a Violation of Parole from Placer County California.


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