A pair of Salem residents were arrested Friday night on charges of possessing crack cocaine and ecstasy with intent to distribute.
At 6:03 p.m., Salem Police Department detectives reportedly acted on information gathered during a recent investigation into Ismael Pierre-Saint, 31, of 5 Pond St., Salem, who had reportedly sold rock cocaine to an undercover officer on three separate occasions.
While being arrested in his driveway on Pond Street, Pierre-Saint was reportedly found to be in possession of an undisclosed amount of crack cocaine.
He was arrested on three counts of possessing a class B substance (crack cocaine) with intent to distribute, three counts of possessing a class B substance (ecstasy) with intent to distribute and for having an outstanding warrant.
As a result of the investigation into Pierre-Saint, search warrants were executed at Pierre-Saint's home as well as at 129 Rainbow Terrace.
While searching the Rainbow Terrace home, police reportedly found more crack cocaine and ecstasy and arrested Latoya A. Olson, 29, of 5 Pond St., Salem, on two counts of possessing a class B substance (crack cocaine, ecstasy) with intent to distribute and for having an outstanding warrant.
Police also reportedly took possession of a Honda Odyssey minivan and an undisclosed amount of money as a result of the investigation.
Salem detectives were reportedly assisted by members of the city's Special Response Unit.