NEW BEDFORD — New Bedford Police detectives seized cocaine and heroin with a street value of more than $60,000, as well as over $70,000 in cash, on Wednesday.

Detectives from the major crimes division went to the residence at 23 Tallman Street, Apartment 9, during a separate criminal investigation.

When they arrived at the home, they knocked on the door and observed narcotics being thrown from a window of one of the apartments. Detectives secured the scene and were granted a search warrant. They entered the residence where the narcotics had been discarded from.

A search of the residence yielded 650 grams of cocaine and heroin and over $70,000 in cash.

Ruth Aponte, 26, of that address will be charged with trafficking cocaine and trafficking heroin.

--New Bedford Police

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