Naugatuck police: 666 grams of fentanyl seized during drug bust
NAUGATUCK — Hundreds of grams of fentanyl were seized last week stemming from an investigation into area drug sales, police said Friday.
The DEA and Naugatuck police, with the help of K-9 Judge, served search warrants at two North Main Street residences on Nov. 12 after a long-term narcotics investigation in Waterbury and Naugatuck, according to police.
The search warrants led to the seizure of about 666 grams of fentanyl, a gun and $8,027 in cash.
Myrice Hodge, 33, and Debra Rodriguez, 28, were taken into custody.
Hodge and Rodriguez were each charged with sale of illegal narcotics, illegal possession of narcotics, illegal possession of drug paraphernalia and criminal possession of a firearm, police said.
The two each have prior convictions, police said.
They were each released on $50,000 bonds. Both are expected in Waterbury Superior Court on the charges on Dec. 30.