Several  New Bedford men were arrested Wednesday night by members of the Organized Crime and Intelligence Bureau in connection with a heroin delivery service and a cocaine delivery service.

Officers with the OCIB were busy last night making two arrests in connection with a heroin delivery service out of a 23 Tallman Street apartment and another arrest several hours later in a cocaine delivery service out of a 42 Princeton Street apartment.

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The productive night started at 7:30 p.m. when 31-year-old Jonathan Rodriguez-Lopez and 25-year-old Angel Helena were arrested after leaving Rodriguez-Lopez's apartment.

The search warrants executed for both Rodriguez-Lopez's home and vehicle resulted in the seizure of 41 grams of heroin, cutting agents, packaging materials, digital scales, a heroin pressing device, and $52,708 in cash.

The heroin has a street value of approximately $4,000.

Rodriguez-Lopez is facing charges of trafficking in heroin and conspiracy. Helena was charged with possession with intent to distribute heroin and conspiracy.

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Three hours later another search warrant was executed at 42 Princeton Street and a .45 caliber Ruger semi-automatic handgun, loaded with 9 rounds of ammunition, was seized from the apartment.

About 28 grams of cocaine and $440 in cash was also seized and officers arrested 31-year-old Ady Barbosa Alves for running a cocaine delivery service out of the home.

Alves is facing drug trafficking and firearms charges.