A Vernon man has been arrested after being charged with operating a drug factory from his home where a child lives, police said.
East Central Narcotics Task Force officials investigated what they believe to be a cocaine and fentanyl dealer from Vernon.
Police say 27-year-old Marvin Henry, known as “T”, operated a drug factory from his West Street apartment.
Crews attended Henry’s home to execute a search and seizure warrant on April 4. Task force members found approximately 42 grams of fentanyl powder, 75 grams of powder and crack, and various prescription narcotic pills.
Officials also found items such as packing materials, scales and other items used to facilitate the operation of a drug factory.
According to authorities, a baby was living in the house at the time of the operation.
Henry was taken into custody and faces charges including operating a drug factory, risking harm to a child, possession of drug paraphernalia and multiple charges of possession of narcotics with intent to sell.
He was released after posting $250,000 bond and is due in court. Anyone with information about illegal narcotics sales is asked to contact the task force at 860-645-5548. All calls will remain confidential.