Man arrested in connection with drugs, guns seizure, police say

SEATTLE — A man in Seattle was arrested New Year’s Eve in connection with the seizure of drugs and guns, Seattle police said.

Investigators served a search warrant Dec. 12, at a home in North Seattle and found 215 grams of heroin, 270 grams of fentanyl, nearly 2,700 counterfeit oxycodone pills laced with fentanyl, two handguns, one of which was reported stolen, and a manual pill press, officials said.

Police said a 36-year-old man connected to the investigation was taken into custody.

Police served several more warrants at other homes and properties associated with their investigation and recovered 7 kilograms of methamphetamine, 4 kilos of heroin, cocaine and more than 200 grams of counterfeit oxycodone pills, detectives said. Nearly $2,500 in cash was also recovered.

There is an ongoing investigation in what police said was a drug organization.