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Vestal man arrested after Fentanyl found during drug raid

VESTAL (WBNG) — A man has been arrested after Fentanyl and Marijuana were found in a drug raid at a Vestal home.

The Broome County Special Investigations Unit Task Force says 29-year-old Bienvenido Aponte was arrested. This comes after they found those drugs, drug packaging materials, digital scales and $1,133 in suspected drug sale proceeds.

The task force says they were assisted by the Vestal Police Department.

Aponte faces the following charges:

  • Criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree, a class B felony
  • Criminal possession of a controlled substance in the fourth degree, a class C felony
  • Two counts of criminally using drug paraphernalia in the second degree, class A misdemeanors

Police say Aponte is being held at the Broome County Sheriff’s Correctional Facility until his arraignment.

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