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    Police say fentanyl found in apartment with two kids inside

    By Evan Anstey,


    JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (WIVB) — A Jamestown man is facing drug and child endangerment charges after police searched an apartment on Hazzard Street.

    During the search, which took place on the afternoon of April 10, members of the Jamestown Metro Drug Task Force found Luis M. Torres Cortes, 39, and two children.

    Inside, they say cash, scales, drug paraphernalia and nearly 16 grams of fentanyl were found.

    Cortes, who was arrested and taken into custody, was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance, criminally using drug paraphernalia and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child.

    Evan Anstey is an Associated Press Award, JANY Award and Emmy-nominated digital producer who has been part of the News 4 team since 2015. See more of his work here and follow him on Twitter .

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