NEW BEDFORD — The New Bedford Police gang unit made five arrests Saturday and seized nearly 37 grams of fentanyl, along with other drugs and a firearm with a defaced serial number, following an investigation into a fentanyl distribution service out of 82 Ruth Street, Apartment 2W.

Police executed a search warrant at the location and recovered 36.9 grams of fentanyl, 3.5 grams of cocaine, 12 suboxone film strips, a .22 caliber Derringer handgun with defaced serial number, four .38 caliber rounds, one .22 caliber round, a digital scale, packaging materials and $1,639 in currency.

Police made the following arrests:

David Davis, 26, of that address on charges of possession of a defaced firearm, improper storage of a firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition, trafficking in fentanyl, possession of crack cocaine with intent to distribute, possession of suboxone with intent to distribute and conspiracy to violate drug laws.

Yeviahnik Negron, 21, of that address for resisting arrest and interfering with a police officer.

Rey Miguel Martinez-Rosa, 22, of 88 Ruth Street, Apartment E, New Bedford, for trafficking in fentanyl, possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, possession of suboxone with intent to distribute, conspiracy to violate drug laws, furnishing a false name and a warrant arrest.

Miguel Sevilla, 26, of 70 Ruth Street, Apartment 3E, New Bedford, for trafficking in fentanyl, possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, possession of suboxone with intent to distribute, conspiracy to violate drug laws, and on a warrant arrest.

Richard Sevilla, 22, of 872 South First Street, New Bedford, on a warrant arrest.

The street value of the fentanyl is estimated at about $3,000.

--New Bedford Police