Trident arrests alleged drug dealers in Streator and LaSalle Thursday.

Trident arrests alleged drug dealers in Streator and LaSalle Thursday.

Trident arrested three people in Streator Thursday night for allegedly dealing heroin. Twenty year old Bobby C. Richardson, Jr., 25-year old Shawna R. Stevenson, and 30-year old Godfrey C. Bennett are accused of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver. Police say the three had 26 jeweler bags containing heroin and a fully loaded handgun at a home in the 600 block of N. Sterling St. More charges could be filed because of the gun.

A 23-year old Chicago man is charged with dealing heroin and crack cocaine in the Peru and Utica areas. Trident arrested Leeonta T. Patton, nicknamed “Smoke”, during a traffic stop in LaSalle Thursday afternoon. Patton is charged with unlawful delivery of a controlled substance. He was jailed with bond set at $500,000.