Five men were arrested in Springfield after police seized cocaine, more than $5,000, and 199 bags of heroin on Thursday.
Springfield Police reportedly recovered drugs then arrested the men inside a first floor apartment on Niagara Street around 2 p.m.
Ryan Walsh, Spokesperson for the Springfield Police Department identified the suspects as 31-year-old Kevin Ortiz, 32-year-old Rey Ortiz, 32-year-old Jose Vargas and 34-year-old Emmanuel Sandoval.
Walsh said each of the men were charged with: Distribution of a Class "A" Substance (Heroin) Possession of a Class "A" Substance (Heroin) with intent to distribute Possession of a Class "B" Substance (Crack Cocaine) with intent to distribute Conspiracy to violate narcotics drug lawsMr. Kevin Ortiz was additionally charged with operating a motor vehicle with a revoked license.
Walsh noted that Kevin Ortiz and Rey Ortiz lived at the apartment.
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