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Richmond Police seize 2 pounds of fentanyl, weapons while making arrest

Posted at 2:55 PM, Jan 28, 2022

RICHMOND, Va. -- Richmond Police arrested a 21-year-old man suspect in a June 2021 homicide on Bethel Street.

Tod’Quan Jones, of Richmond, was arrested and charged with possession of fentanyl with the intent to distribute, weapons violations, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

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Fentanyl, firearms, and cash were seized by Richmond Police after executing a search warrant.

Other charges against Jones are pending.

Jones was previously named a suspect in the June 2021 shooting death of Keyron Haskins.

“This dangerous individual posed a threat to everyone in the city and the region – and thanks to the excellent work by RPD detectives and the Virginia State Police – he is now in custody,” Richmond Police Chief Gerald Smith said. “Fentanyl is a deadly narcotic responsible for many overdose deaths – and this enormous amount of the drug is now no longer on the streets and a threat to our community.”

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Tod’Quan Jones

Police seized over two pounds of fentanyl, according to officers.

There were three fatal shootingson Bethel Street in 2021.

This is a developing story, so anyone with more information can email newstips@wtvr.com to send a tip.

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