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Members of the Ware Police Department arrested five suspects following a search warrant Tuesday night.

According to Ware Police Chief Shawn Crevier, officers recovered heroin, cocaine, cash, and drug paraphernalia as a result of the search warrant at 16-1 Otis Avenue that was executed around 7 p.m.

59-year-old Albert Laviolette, 28-year-old Timothy Laviolette, 45-year-old Kermit Pike, 42-year-old Brian Santos, and 26-year-old Salina Bortolussi were arrested on various charges.

Albert Laviolette was charged with possession to distribute heroin, conspiracy to violate drug law. His bail was set at $10,000.

Timothy Laviolette was charged with possession to distribute heroin subsequent offense, conspiracy to violate drug law, and possession of cocaine. His bail was also set at $10,000.

Kermit Pike was charged with possession of heroin and his bail was set at $5,000.

Salina Bortolussi and Brian Santos were charged with being present where heroin is kept. Their bail was set at $1,000 each.

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