A 39 year old Norwich man has been arrested on narcotics and firearms charges.During a search of Matthew Blacha’s Woods Drive home ,members of the Norwich Police Detective  and Patrol Divisions seized 278 bags of heroin,47 methadone tablets,over two hundred and fifty dollars  in cash, two firearms, one previously reported stolen and a 2000 Dodge Dakota pickup truck.

The heroin has a street value of three thousand dollars.

Blacha is charged with Possession of Heroin,Possession of Heroin with Intent to Sell,Possession of Narcotics,2  counts of Criminal Possession  of a  Firearm and Theft of a Firearm.

Bond was set at two hundred fifty thousand dollars. Blacha is due in Norwich Superior Court Thursday.


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