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LANCASTER, Pa.– Lancaster County Drug Task Force executed two warrants simultaneously Thursday, resulting in the arrest of two heroin dealers.

Eliezer Galarza, 60, and Eric Comp, 36, are facing charges of possession with intent to deliver heroin and criminal conspiracy to deliver heroin among other

Officers seized money and heroin during the arrest of Galzara and Comp.

Officers seized money and heroin during the arrest of Galzara and Comp.

related charges.

After two weeks of investigation and several purchases of heroin from residents in an apartment building at 9 E. Lemon St., officers executed two simultaneous narcotics search warrants Thursday morning.

Officers watched Galarza drive a blue Ford Focus in the 500 block of First St. They watched him approach a parked white Mitsubishi that was parked in the same block. Officers observed Galarza complete a drug transaction with the person in the Mitsubishi, and attempted to contact him before he led them on a brief foot chase.

Once in custody, Galarza revealed he had 15 bags of heroin and $164 in cash. After executing a warrant on Galarza’s vehicle, officers found an additional 560 bags of heroin.

At the same time Galarza was arrested, a second team of officers executed a warrant at 9 E. Lemon St. Apartment 2. Officers found another 551 bags of heroin along with $336. Comp was taken into custody as well.

Both men were committed to Lancaster County Prison.