WILLIMANTIC, Conn. (WTNH) — Police arrested a Willimantic man Friday afternoon for having hundreds of bags of heroin and cash.
According to officials, police seized 318 bags of heroin and $1,653 in cash. 23 year-old Matthew Diaz was arrested and charged with possession of narcotics and possession with intent to sell.
Diaz was held on $50,000 bond and is due in court Nov. 14.
On Friday afternoon, Lt. Stanley Parizo, Jr. said, “The detectives have had a very busy three, or four days. A sizable seizure of Heroin, cash and Cocaine yesterday. Better than one- half pound of marijuana and a loaded firearm on Wednesday, and now this arrest today. They are doing an outstanding job and I would like to thank them for their professionalism and dedication to the Willimantic community.”