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.