Four charged in raid on heroin site
PHILADELPHIA The District Attorney's Office has charged four men with conspiracy, possession with intent to distribute, and other offenses following a raid of a heroin-packaging facility in Rhawnhurst.
Broneldo Gomez Lopez, 28; Jose Lopez-Rodriguez, 23; Jose Almandar Morales, 22; and Alfer Martinez, 36, were nabbed Thursday night at a home on the 1800 block of Benton Avenue. Also taken in the raid: more than 100 grams of bulk heroin; 7,000 individual packets of heroin, and close to $3,600.
The defendants, who are suspected of moving heroin from Wilmington to Philadelphia, were arraigned Friday on the charges. Bail was set at $500,000 each. - Staff reports