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Bethlehem police: Confidential informant helps nab heroin suspect

Published On: Apr 30 2014 09:45:18 AM EDT   Updated On: Apr 30 2014 09:53:17 AM EDT

A confidential informant played a key role in nabbing a heroin suspect, Bethlehem police said.

Raul Torres-Gonzalez, 26, of the 600 block of Aaron Street, was arrested April 28 during a "buy-bust" operation in which he sold six bags of heroin to a confidential informant in the area of Williams and Eighth streets, according to police.

Police said they seized 80 bags of heroin with a street value of $800.


Torres-Gonzalez was charged with possession with the intent to deliver heroin, delivery of heroin and criminal use of communication facility.

Torres-Gonzalez was committed to Northampton County Prison on $10,000 bail.