PD: 5 arrested in connection to tainted heroin - WFSB 3 Connecticut

PD: 5 arrested in connection to tainted heroin

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Five people are facing drug charges after a several-month long investigation into the sale of fentanyl-laced heroin.

Police responded to a home on Amity Street in New London on Tuesday where they found over 10 grams of heroin, which tested positive for the presence of fentanyl, an amount of crack cocaine, packaging materials and cutting agents.

Police arrested 30-year-old Aneudv Del Valle, 38-year-old Jadelyn Aponte, 52-year-old Jesus Pinero, 60-year-old Mark Szwarda, and 46-year-old Roberto Roman

All narcotics were seized as evidence and will is be sent to the State of Connecticut Toxicology Lab for further testing.

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