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West Hartford Police, Assisted by State Narcotics Force and DEA, Seize Drugs and Guns

West Hartford Police Department Interceptor SUV. Photo credit: Ronni Newton

A search and seizure warrant was executed on Wednesday at a West Harford home. [Updated]

By Ronni Newton

The West Hartford Police Department’s Community Support and Emergency Services units executed a search and seizure warrant at a West Hartford home on Wednesday, seeking Fentanyl, other drugs, narcotics, and associated items. West Hartford Police were assisted by the Statewide Narcotics Task Force’s North Central Division and the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) in their efforts.

According to West Harford police, the following items were seized from the home: 100 bags of Fentanyl that were packaged for sale, three small bags of powder cocaine that were packaged for sale, three small bags of crystal methamphetamine, weight scales, and cutting agents.

Police said they also seized two loaded handguns and $1,025 in cash from the home.

Police did not disclose the address of the home, but said that the Department of Children and Families was notified because children were present while they were conducting the search.

There were no injuries as a result of serving the warrant, police said.

No other details are available, and police did not provide information about any arrests being made in this case. Police said that the case remains open and active.

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[Editor’s Note: Updates have been made to an earlier version of this story to reflect that this is a West Hartford Police, and the department was assisted by the other organizations.]

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