PATERSON, NJ- Two Paterson residents are facing charges realted to the possession of and intent to distribute heroin after a police investigation led to their arrests on Tuesday.

According to Paterson Public Safety Director Jerry Speziale the suspects, Nygeir Barrett, 24, and Antriel Porter 21, were taken into custody from the area of East 15th Street and Sassafras Street at approximately 9:50 p.m.

Police are reported to have seized 850 glassines of heroin at the scene.