Police: Norwich resident had 400 bags of fentanyl in his home
Norwich — Police on Wednesday charged a city resident after they said they found 400 bags of fentanyl and $3,000 in cash in his Taftville home.
Police said the arrest came after they executed a search and seizure warrant at 12½ Terrace Ave., where Luis "Louie" Munoz lives.
Along with the fentanyl and cash, police said they found and seized two vehicles, two motorcycles and a container that was hidden inside a wall.
Police charged Munoz, 43, with possession of fentanyl and possession of fentanyl with intent to sell.
Munoz, held on a $250,000 bond, was due in Norwich Superior Court on Thursday.
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