Bucks County Detectives Seize $840K Worth of Heroin, Meth
February 1, 2019
Bucks County Detectives have arrested three men and seized more than $840,000 worth of suspected heroin and crystal methamphetamine.
The three men, all of Virginia, were arrested Wednesday after delivering some 5.5 lbs of heroin and 1 lb of meth to a cooperating source at Country Club Apartments in Middletown Township, according to the affidavit of probable cause filed in the case. The heroin alone is valued at about $800,000. The street value of the methamphetamine is approximately $44,000.
Arrested and charged were Jose Alfredo Castro, 22, of Alexandria; Martin Alberto Vitela, 24, of Alexandria, and Fabian Rodriguez Sandoval, 26, of Stafford. Each faces felony counts of possession with intent to deliver.
The men were taken for arraignment before District Judge Daniel Baranoski, who set bail at 10 percent of $1 million.
County detectives thank Middletown Township police for their assistance in this case.
The case has been assigned for prosecution to Deputy District Attorney David A. Keightly.