CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral Police have taken down a second heroin trafficking operation in as many months.
Yesterday at around 4:30 p.m., police served a search warrant at 3802 SW 3rd Street. Lorenzo Marquez, 48, and Marlen Barrios, 25, were allegedly trafficking in heroin at this location.
The search of the residence revealed 46.9 grams of heroin, and packaging equipment including numerous small plastic baggies, and electronic scales.
The couple's infant child was present at the home at the time of the warrant service.
Marquez and Barrios were arrested and taken to Lee County Jail.
DCF was notified regarding the infant child.
This same house was raided last month by Cape police for narcotics activity. During that raid, 22.8 grams of Heroin, 118.5 grams of Morphine (779 pills), almost $6,600 in US currency was seized, and Marquez was arrested for Heroin Trafficking, Trafficking in other Opiates, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.