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Four arrested in Urbana drug raid

URBANA — Four people were arrested Thursday during a search of a Ward Street house that turned up multiple drugs including prescription pills and heroin.

Officers of the Urbana Police Department arrested Richard A. Moore, 58, Tammy L. Moore, 52, Toby M. Brooks, 27 and Cassandra M. Dean, 27, each of 583 east Ward St., following a search of the house about 10 a.m.

Marijuana, heroin, prescription medication, and assorted drug paraphernalia were found in plain view and recovered from the house. It’s believed that at least two children also reside at the residence. A 10-year-old boy was present at the time of the drug raid, police said.

The four haven’t yet been formally charged. However, felony and misdemeanor drug and child endangering charges are pending.

Investigation into suspected drug activity in this case began in May, and included several tips from citizens, police report. To leave a drug tip for Urbana police, call 652-4357. Callers may remain anonymous.

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