Two in Norwich charged with dealing heroin, fentanyl

Norwich — Police on Friday arrested two men suspected of selling heroin and fentanyl in the city.

Police said they received information that James Gorman, 23, of 90 North Street, Apt. 4J, allegedly was selling narcotics, and on Friday charged him with one count of selling narcotics and searched his apartment.

During the subsequent investigation, police said they seized 17.8 grams of a combination of heroin and fentanyl, approximately 3.8 grams of crack cocaine, numerous oxycodone pills and Suboxone strips, cellphones, a small amount of cash and a digital scale allegedly belonging to another occupant of the apartment, Humberto C. Baez, 23.

Police arrested Baez and charged him with possession of heroin or fentanyl, possession of heroin or fentanyl with intent to sell, possession of crack cocaine, possession of crack cocaine with intent to sell, possession of narcotics, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Gorman was held on a $10,000 bond, while Baez was being held on a $250,000 bond. Both are scheduled to appear in court at G.A. 21 on Monday, Sept. 11.


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