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10 arrested during narcotics bust in Hartford; 200 bags of fentanyl, 18 grams of cocaine seized

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HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Ten people were arrested following a narcotics bust in Hartford.

On Wednesday, officials conducted the “North East Violence Interdiction Operation” in the area of 80 Edgewood Street.

According to a police report, the operation came after an increase in firearm-related violence and “open air” narcotics trafficking with the city’s northeast district.

In addition to the arrests, two firearms, eighteen grams of cocaine, 200 bags of fentanyl, three grams of unprocessed fentanyl and $5,000 were seized.

Two of the suspects, who are convicted felons, face charges for illegal possession of firearms.

No further information has been released.

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