BENSALEM POLICE SEIZE 40,000 FENTANYL PILLS and 11 LBS OF METHAMPHETAMINE
On Wednesday, June 8, 2022 the Bensalem Township Police Special Investigations Unit conducted a joint operation with the Philadelphia DEA HIDTA Task Force in the area of the 3300 block of Street Rd. Through the course of the investigation, four individuals from Riverside, California, Ramon Caro, 19 years old; Arturo Avila , 37 years old; Anthony Gonzales, 26 years old and Alex Zaragoza, 22 years old, were found in possession of approximately 40,000 fentanyl pills, 11 pounds of methamphetamine and $5,000.00 cash. The estimated street value of the seized narcotics is over one million dollars.
All four subjects were charged with possession with intent to deliver, criminal conspiracy, and related charges. The actors were arraigned by District Justice Daniel Baranoski and remanded to the Bucks County Correctional Facility without bail. The Bucks County District Attorney's Office will be prosecuting these 4 individuals.
These arrests and seizures were made possible by the ongoing partnership between the Bensalem Township Police Department and the US Drug Enforcement Administration(DEA).