Photo: Barragan’s stash
Information came to the Narcotic’s Team of the Santa Rosa Police Department about a fentanyl dealer in their city.
The press release informs us that “Fentanyl is both commonly abused in its purest form, used to mix/cut with heroin and other drugs, and pressed in pill form masked as counterfeit pain medications. ”
45-year-old Gabriel Barragan had an investigation began on him.
A search warrant was served at Barragn’s residence at 1201 Trombetta Street on August 5.
After “contacting and detaining” Barragan, officer’s discovered what was suspected to be fentanyl, as well as $7,000 in cash and a loaded firearm.
132 fentanyl pills in all were found.
In sum, “Barragan was arrested for possession for sale of narcotics, felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition, armed while dealing narcotics, and child endangerment.”