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Fall River woman arrested on multiple drug charges, warrants after over 400 bags of fentanyl found



Police arrested a Fall River woman on warrants and drug charges this week.

According to Lieutenant Jay Huard, on Tuesday at approximately 4:00 p.m., Detective Gary Barboza along with other members of the Fall River Vice and Intelligence Unit were doing pre-search warrant surveillance on Osborn Street.

Police were armed with a search warrant for the first floor rear apartment of a home. The target of the investigation was 30-year-old Laurie Lucas.

Investigators knocked on the apartment door and Lucas answered the door. Detectives announced they had a search warrant and entered the apartment, securing Lucas.

A search of the apartment and the related storage area was conducted and 430 blue glassine bags of Fentanyl, 2 Suboxone films and $17,631.00 were found.

The money was seized by investigators as suspected drug proceeds and will be turned into evidence for future forfeiture proceedings, according to Huard.

Lucas was charged with Possession of a Class A drug with the intent to distribute, Possession of a Class B drug, and six unrelated arrest warrants.

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