- Associated Press - Tuesday, March 27, 2018

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Three men accused of distributing large quantities of cocaine and heroin mixed with fentanyl throughout Rhode Island and Massachusetts have been arrested.

Rhode Island State Police raided five locations in Cranston and Providence on Monday, seizing about 200 grams of cocaine and about 55 grams of heroin and fentanyl.

Police charged 47-year-old Jose Hernandez, 40-year-old Steven Alix and 21-year-old Robert Arias with several counts of drug possession with intent to sell.

The agency says Hernandez was injured as he tried to flee but did not specify how he was hurt. He was arraigned at a hospital. Alix and Arias were arraigned at a state police barracks. Attorneys for the three men could not be identified.


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