NEW BEDFORD — New Bedford detectives have seized narcotics and nearly $12,000 in cash from a man known for dealing drugs in the city's North End.

Police said on March 7, organized crime detectives arrested 52-year-old Bruce Long after searching his Tinkham Street apartment.

They said they found cocaine and fentanyl along with piles of cash thought to be proceeds from drug dealing.

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In total, police said they seized around 74 grams of fentanyl, 22 grams of cocaine, and $11,688 from Long's apartment.

Police said he has a history of narcotics offenses, including an open case in New Bedford District Court stemming from a December 2020 arrest on multiple drug trafficking and possession charges.

Long was arrested and charged with trafficking in fentanyl and cocaine after a prior conviction.

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