2 arrested after Springfield police found 1,600+ bags of heroin in apartment

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Springfield Police seized more than 1,600 bags of heroin and arrested two people whom they arrested last spring on similar charges.

Credit: Springfield Police Department

Police raided an apartment on Grenada Terrace Wednesday.

Springfield police Spokesman Ryan Walsh told 22News they found 1640 bags of heroin, a half-ounce of raw heroin, a bag of cocaine and $1,300 in cash.

They charged 27-year-old Lemanuel Encarnacion and 32-year-old Karen Garcia with heroin trafficking, possession of cocaine, and violation of a “drug free school zone.” The two had been arrested together for heroin possession this past May.

Encarnacion is on probation possession with intent to sell cocaine.