Detectives seize fentanyl, handgun from New Castle home
Detectives in Lawrence County seized fentanyl, a firearm and much more from a home in New Castle on Thursday.
Detectives conducted a search warrant at a home in the 200 Block of 1st Street in New Castle where they seized 339 pink capsules, which are believed to contain fentanyl, a clear plastic baggie also containing suspected fentanyl, $3,232, a pill press, two digital scales, a cell phone and a 9mm handgun.
According to detectives, the combined weight of the suspected fentanyl is over 110.58 grams.
Detectives arrested Michael Brooks at the scene and charged him with two counts of Possession with Intent to Deliver and other drug and paraphernalia violations.
Brooks is currently in the Lawrence County Jail. He was arraigned in court on Thursday and is scheduled for a preliminary hearing December 20 at 9:30 a.m.