SPD SWAT and Narcotics
detectives arrested a 37-year-old Auburn man this week as part of an
investigation into fentanyl dealing in the Seattle area.
Early month, SWAT officers
served a warrant at the man’s Auburn apartment in the 800 block of 45th
Street NE, where they found him attempting to flush
narcotics down a toilet.
Police arrested the man, who had previously sold Oxycodone pills laced with fentanyl to police, and searched his home. Police recovered a variety of different drugs, including Xanax, dextroamphetamine, fentanyl pills, mushrooms, cocaine, and methamphetamine, as well as a stolen shotgun, a stolen rifle with an attached suppressor and drum magazine, and a handgun, found under the man’s mattress.
The man has previous felony convictions
and is unable to lawfully possess firearms.
Police booked him into jail for
narcotics possession, unlawful possession of a firearm and possession of stolen