Agents from the New Bedford DEA Office teamed with Westport Police on Friday to arrest a Westport man known to police as a heroin and cocaine distributor.

Authorities carried out a search warrant at 118 Sodom Road, arresting the target of the investigation, 32-year old Joshua Rapoza.

Police say they found a bag of crack cocaine in his possession, along with $3,000 in cash.

Police then searched Rapoza's residence, recovering 350 bags of fentanyl and assorted prescription drugs.

Detective Sgt. Christopher Dunn says the fentanyl has an estimated street value of $5,000.

Photo from Westport Police
Photo from Westport Police

Rapoza is being charged with trafficking fentanyl more than 10 grams, and three counts of drug possession. Its the fourth time Rapoza has been arrested since 2017.

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