FALL RIVER, MASS. (WHDH) - Investigators from the State Police Detective Unit in Bristol County arrested a fentanyl trafficker last week, seizing more than a kilo of fentanyl, large quantities of cocaine, crack cocaine, illegal guns and other narcotics.

Officials arrested 33-year-old Raymond Cash at his residence on County Street Sept. 8 after a long-term undercover investigation. Investigators seized in total over a kilo of suspected fentanyl, approximately 350 grams of suspected powder cocaine, approximately 25 grams of suspected crack cocaine, hundreds of round blue pills suspected to contain fentanyl, five jars of suspected marijuana, two black handguns, another black handgun without slide assembly, a handgun silencer, an extended magazine, ammunition and a hydraulic drug press. Investigators also seized over $13,000 and other materials used in the processing, packaging and illegal distribution of drugs.

The Bristol County District Attorney’s Office said investigators from the Drug Task Force section of DA Tom Quinn’s State Police unit were joined by officials from Newport, Rhode Island Police, Middletown, Rhode Island Police and the Massachusetts State Police STOP Team executed a search warrant at Cash’s home on Sept. 8. Investigators saw Cash leave his house to make a phone call on his front porch at around 2:45 p.m. and immediately moved in and detained Cash before then executing the search warrant.

Cash was arraigned Sept. 9 in Fall River District Court on charges of trafficking fentanyl 200 grams or more, felon in possession of a firearm, possession of a large capacity firearm, possession of a firearm silencer, distribution of marijuana and resisting arrest. The court found Cash to be a danger after a hearing on Sept. 12, and held him without bail.

“This investigation and arraignment involving a large-scale drug dealer is an example of the importance of the cooperative efforts with our law enforcement partners; including Attorney General Maura Healy’s Office, with whom we’ve partnered effectively within the past,” Quinn said. “ I am pleased the court found this defendant to be a danger and held him without bail for trafficking in large amounts of fentanyl and cocaine, which wreak havoc in our communities.”

Attorney General Maura Healy’s office, Bristol County Sheriff Tom Hodgson’s department, Dartmouth Police and DEA agents from the Providence field office also assisted in this investigation.

Cash is expected to appear in the Fall River District Court on Oct. 5.

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