HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – Harrisburg police have announced the seizure of drugs, guns and paraphernalia from a city residence as part of an investigation associated with dog fighting.
A search warrant was served March 30 around 6:30 a.m. at a residence in the 400 block of South 14th Street. The warrant was executed for the arrest of several people and was also used to search for items related to a dog fighting case, including syringes and steroids.
According to police, the following items were recovered in the residence:
- shotgun shells
- 1 ballistic vest
- $3,371 cash
- a dog named Menace
- 1 revolver
- 1 box of .22 caliber rounds
- 1 handgun that was reported stolen to the Carlisle Police Department
- 1 handgun that was reported stolen to the Camp Hill Police Department
- 6 grams of marijuana
- 599 bags of heroin
- 36 tramadol pills
- 2 boxes with unused heroin bags
- 3 bags with 1.5 grams of fentanyl
- packaging material
Police identified one suspect as 27-year-old Brandy Lee Hernandez, a resident of the home where the warrant was executed.
Charges were filed for heroin possession, possession of drug paraphernalia and prohibited firearm possession.
Dauphin County Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $2,000 for information about Hernandez. Tips can be submitted online or by calling Dauphin County Dispatch at 717-558-6900.