FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
APRIL 30, 2014
On 28 April 2014 at 1405 hours, members of the Bethlehem Police Vice Unit and Street Crimes Unit arrested a Raul Torres-Gonzalez (age 26) of the 600 Block of Aaron Street during a “buy-bust” operation. Torres-Gonzalez sold six bags of heroin to a confidential informant in the area of Williams Street and Eighth Street.
Torrez-Gonzalez was followed from the area and a traffic stop was conducted at Williams Street and Creek Road where he was taken into custody without incident. Seized during the operation was 950 dollars and 80 bags of heroin worth a street value of 800 dollars. Torres-Gonzalez was charged with possession with the intent to deliver heroin, delivery of heroin and criminal use of communication facility. Torres-Gonzalez was arraigned before on-duty Northampton County District Justice Barner and bail set at 10,000 dollars. Torres-Gonzalez was committed to Northampton County Prison.