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Hartford Police: 2 officers taken to hospital after exposure to fentanyl during drug raid

HARTFORD — Two officers were taken to the hospital after being exposed to fentanyl powder during a Thursday drug raid in the city. In total, seven officer...
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HARTFORD -- Two officers were taken to the hospital after being exposed to fentanyl powder during a Thursday drug raid in the city. In total, seven officers were exposed with only two needing to go to the hospital.

Police say as a result of the drug investigation, a half kilogram of fentanyl, one gun, ammunition, packaging, and $4,000 were seized. ALl residents were evacuated with no injuries reported. However, the building everyone was in was determined uninhabitable. The occupants have been temporarily displaced or relocated.

Hartford Police: 2 officers taken to hospital after exposure to fentanyl during drug raid

In total, police say three people were arrested:

A1) Raymond Vazquez Dob: 8/22/80 Lka: 373-375 Garden Street Apt-6 Hartford, CT

Charged: Criminal Possession Firearm, Criminal Possession Ammunition, Possession Narcotics, PWITS Narcotics, Risk of Injury to a Minor (2cts), Operation of Drug Factory.

A2) Luis Diaz Dob: 7/26/76 Lka: 373-375 Garden Street Apt-6 Hartford, CT

Charged: Criminal Possession Firearm, Criminal Possession Ammunition, Possession Narcotics, PWITS Narcotics, Risk of Injury to a Minor (2cts), Operation of Drug Factory.

A) Francheska Muniz-Rodriguez Dob: 1/21/93 Lka: 373-375 Garden Street Apt-6 Hartford, CT

Charged: Possession Narcotics, PWITS Narcotics, Risk of Injury to a Minor (2cts), Operation of Drug Factory.

Hartford Police: 2 officers taken to hospital after exposure to fentanyl during drug raid