|Pleads Guilty in Court; Arrested 3 Hours Later on New Drug Charges|
As a result of the arrests, a large quantity of heroin and nearly $3,500 in cash was seized by officers from the sheriff’s Bureau of Narcotics.
Sheriff Armando Fontoura stated that as part of an on-going narcotics investigation BON officers executed search warrants at three suspected distribution locations in
Sheriff Fontoura said that prior to announcing their presence at
At that location, sheriff’s officers confiscated 49 decks of heroin and drug packaging materials.
At noon on Friday, Bethea had agreed to a plea bargain before Superior Court Judge Sherry Hutchins –
Another search warrant was executed at Bethea’s residence,
A third search warrant was executed at
The total street value of the heroin is $22,000.
The three suspects were charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance, possession of CDS with intent to distribute, possession of CDS with intent to distribute within 1000 feet of
Bethea is additionally charged with drug possession and distribution charges for the narcotics found at the
Judge Williams set bail at $75,000 each on Cruz and Donaldson.
At today’s arraignment, Judge Amilkar Velez – Lopez ordered Cruz held at the county jail on $75,000 bail. Donaldson will be arraigned on Tuesday.