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New Bedford police seize $20,000 in drugs, arrest two in south end

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On Tuesday afternoon at approximately 12:30pm members of the Organized Crime and Intelligence Bureau executed a search warrant on a 3rd floor Roosevelt Street appartment. This was the result of an investigation conducted by Det. Jonathan Lagoa into a drug delivery service being operated in the south end.

Both targets of the investigation were seen leaving the house and getting into a white Acura. The vehicle was stopped and both parties taken into custody without incident. They were brought back to their apartment where a search was conducted.

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As a result of the search, the following was seized;

  • 83.5 grams of Heroin
  • 17 Suboxone strips
  • 162 Oxycodone tablets
  • 516 Methadone tablets
  • 4 vials of Steroids
  • $4,058 in cash

The drugs have an estimated street value of approximately $20,000. Both suspects are scheduled to be arraigned today in New Bedford District Court.

Patrick Parent age 30 of Roosevelt St.
Ashley Rezendes age 27 of Roosevelt St.

Charges:

  • Trafficking class A substance- Heroin
  • Possession of a class B substance-Suboxone
  • Conspiracy to violate the controlled substance laws
  • Possession with intent to distribute-Oxycodone
  • Trafficking class B substance-Methadone
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