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Posted on: May 4, 2016

[ARCHIVED] 2 Philadelphia Men Wanted in $40K Heroin Bust in Lancaster City


Two men are wanted fugitives in connection with a Philadelphia-to-Lancaster heroin operation.

Warrants were issued for the arrests of two Philadelphia men – Carlos Rivera-Diaz, 26, and Angel Luis Arroyo, 24 - after an April 19 traffic stop in Lancaster city uncovered 4,000 bags of heroin, valued at about $40,000.

Lancaster County Drug Task Force detectives had been investigating the two men, performing surveillance of suspected illegal drug activities.

On April 19, the detectives and a city police officer stopped a Honda Civic in the 400 block of Dauphin Street. Rivera-Diaz and Arroyo were inside the Honda.

With a search warrant, the detectives found about 4,000 bags of heroin in hidden compartments in the vehicle.

Detectives believe the men had been trafficking heroin to Lancaster for sales.
Rivera-Diaz’s last known address is 3325 Hartel Ave.; Arroyo’s is 6604 Keystone St. – both in Philadelphia.

Both are charged with felony counts of possession with intent to deliver heroin and conspiracy.

If anyone knows the locations for these fugitives, please contact police or Lancaster Crime Stoppers at (800) 322-1913, or you can anonymously Text a Tip to Crime Stoppers by using your cell phone. Text LANCS plus your message to 847411. Callers may remain anonymous.

MEDIA CONTACT: Brett A. Hambright, 717-295-2041;; Twitter: @BrettHambright

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