A Portland mother was arrested on drug trafficking charges following a raid that prompted police to close down a section of Grant Street Tuesday afternoon.

A police statement issued Thursday identified the woman as 35-year-old Amy Santiago of 11 Grant St. Her name had not been made public prior to Thursday.

Lt. Robert Martin said Santiago had been the subject of an ongoing investigation into trafficking of heroin. Police in advance of the raid had obtained a warrant for her arrest charging her with unlawful trafficking in scheduled drugs.

Martin said there were several people in Santiago’s apartment, including two of her children, when the Portland Police Department’s Special Reaction Team and agents from Maine Drug Enforcement Agency entered the residence around 1 p.m.

Martin said police decided to activate the department’s special reaction team because they had concerns that there might be weapons in Santiago’s apartment.

The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency and city police took Santiago into custody and took her to the Cumberland County Jail, where she was being held on $10,000 cash bail.

The Maine Department of Health and Human Services has taken custody of Santiago’s children.

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