SOMERS POINT - A 31-year-old woman was arrested Wednesday night in her apartment in the 500 block of Shore Road when police executed a search warrant and discovered 150 bags of heroin and less than 50 grams of marijuana.

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Madelyn Mercado was charged with possession of CDS, with intent to distribute in a school zone and public housing areas.

Mercado also had a warrant out for motor vehicle violations. She was transported to Atlantic County jail and bail is set at $60,000 cash.

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