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Hartford Police: 2 officers taken to hospital after exposure to fentanyl during drug raid

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HARTFORD -- Two officers were taken to the hospital after being exposed to fentanyl powder during a Thursday drug raid in the city. In total, seven officers were exposed with only two needing to go to the hospital.

Police say as a result of the drug investigation, a half kilogram of fentanyl, one gun, ammunition, packaging, and $4,000 were seized. ALl residents were evacuated with no injuries reported. However, the building everyone was in was determined uninhabitable. The occupants have been temporarily displaced or relocated.

In total, police say three people were arrested:

A1) Raymond Vazquez Dob: 8/22/80 Lka: 373-375 Garden Street Apt-6 Hartford, CT

Charged: Criminal Possession Firearm, Criminal Possession Ammunition, Possession Narcotics, PWITS Narcotics, Risk of Injury to a Minor (2cts), Operation of Drug Factory.

A2) Luis Diaz Dob: 7/26/76 Lka: 373-375 Garden Street Apt-6 Hartford, CT

Charged: Criminal Possession Firearm, Criminal Possession Ammunition, Possession Narcotics, PWITS Narcotics, Risk of Injury to a Minor (2cts), Operation of Drug Factory.

A) Francheska Muniz-Rodriguez Dob: 1/21/93 Lka: 373-375 Garden Street Apt-6 Hartford, CT

Charged: Possession Narcotics, PWITS Narcotics, Risk of Injury to a Minor (2cts), Operation of Drug Factory.

 

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