Three arrested in Willimantic raid that nets drugs and cash

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WILLIMANTIC - Three people are in custody after a drug bust on Pearl Street in Willimantic on Wednesday.

SWAT, along with the Willimantic Police Criminal Investigation Division, conducted “Operation Dirty Pearl” and raided two houses on the street.

Police started the raid at around 9:30 a.m.

Police said they recovered a substantial amount of drugs and cash and arrested two people.

Isabel Marcano, 36, was charged with several narcotics charges and held on a $150,000 bond. Samuel Mojica, 19, was arrested on possession of narcotics and other related charges and was held on $75,000 bond. Chris Vellon was arrested on serveral narcotics charges and held on $75,000 bond.