NEW BEDFORD — Members of the New Bedford Police Narcotics Division arrested three adults and one juvenile in two separate fentanyl trafficking cases Thursday, which resulted in close to 600 grams of fentanyl and over $4,600 in cash being confiscated.

In the first case, detectives conducted a traffic stop based on an investigation and discovered over 490 grams of fentanyl in the vehicle. The occupants, later identified as Robinson Paradisfeliz, 44, of 800 West Street, Braintree, Massachusetts, and Luz M. Caban, 60, also of 800 West Street, Braintree, Massachusetts were arrested and charged with trafficking fentanyl and conspiracy to violate drug laws. Both are due to be arraigned in Third District Court on Friday. The lead investigator was Detective Timothy Soares.

In the second case, Detectives conducted a traffic stop based on an investigation and discovered over 100 grams of fentanyl. Two occupants were arrested as a result, the operator was identified as Jose Sanchez, 40, of 121 Mashpee Court, New Bedford and the occupant, who was a juvenile. Jose Sanchez and the juvenile were charged with trafficking fentanyl and conspiracy to violate drug laws. Both are due to be arraigned in Third District Court on Friday. The lead investigator was Detective Sasha Vicente.

Anyone with information regarding drug activity please contact the Narcotic Division at (508) 991-6300 ext. 79534