Related Hartford search warrants turn up thousands of bags of heroin

This picture shows items recovered from two related search warrants conducted in Hartford Jan. 16, 2015. (Photo provided by the Hartford Police Dept)

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH)– Hartford police say they recovered nearly 5,000 bags of heroin and multiple guns while conducting two related search warrants Friday.

Police say a search of a Park Street home revealed 4,511 bags of packaged heroin, 28 grams of unpackaged heroin, two loaded guns, items used to package drugs, and evidence consistent with a drug factory. They say a search of a Barker Street home turned up another loaded gun, 200 more bags of heroin, and over $10,000 cash.

According to police, 26-year-old Jose Felix was arrested. Felix is charged with possession of narcotics, possession of narcotics with intent to sell, criminal possession of firearms, and possession of a high capacity magazine. Police say Felix is a convicted felon who has been arrested 34 previous times.

Another suspect will be charged in connection with this investigation, police say.

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