On July 8, New Bedford police officers seized nearly 37 grams of fentanyl from a vehicle near Ruth and Abbott streets. As a result, 23-year old Hector Perez-Rodriguez, of Fall River was arrested and charged with trafficking in fentanyl in excess of 36 grams, which carries a 5-year minimum jail sentence. Detective Timothy Soares investigated the case.
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