UTICA – A Utica man and Herkimer woman are facing drug charges Tuesday after police executed a search warrant, the Utica Police Department said.

Members of the Utica Police Department’s Special Investigations unit served the warrant at 100 Rutger St., finding a ½ ounce of heroin and drug paraphernalia, police said.

Anthony Alston, 54, and Kaela C. Amador, 24, were arrested and charged with seventh- and two counts of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and one count of second-degree use of drug paraphernalia, police said.