Pawtucket police raid home, seize drugs, gun and $13K

The Pawtucket Police Special Squad drug sized hundreds of pills, thousands in cash and a loaded gun from a Pawtucket home. (Courtesy PPD)

Narcotics detectives with the Pawtucket Police Department seized hundreds of pills, thousands of dollars in cash and a loaded gun during a raid Wednesday afternoon.

A two-month investigation by the Pawtucket Police Special Squad led investigators to 155 Mendon Ave. where investigators executed a search warrant and seized approximately 56 grams of heroin, approximately 118 grams of crack cocaine, approximately 6 grams of powdered cocaine, and approximately 184 grams of marijuana.

Police also seized a loaded .25 caliber Beretta Model 418 handgun, $13,000 in cash and a number of illegally obtained prescription pills including 17 schedule two pills, 23 schedule three pills, 109 schedule four pills and 102 unknown pills believed to be Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), which is commonly known as ecstasy.

In total, the street value for the seized drugs is approximately $16,000.

Three residents of the home's second-floor apartment including Brandon Querceto, 30, Jacqueline Caraballo, 44, and Michael Querceto, 32, were arrested and charged with heroin and cocaine distribution.

During the search, detectives also found various packaging and distribution materials.

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