(January 23, 2017)- Detectives served a warrant late Friday on a SW Cape Coral residence, seizing cocaine, marijuana, paraphernalia, and cash.
During a lengthy investigation, the Cape Coral Police Department Vice, Intelligence, and Narcotics (VIN) Unit conducted controlled operations and observed Iracheta and Silva selling heroin.
During the investigation, detectives made controlled purchases of heroin from Iracheta and on one occasion the couple was observed traveling to the pre-arranged deal with their two year old child in the vehicle, conducting the transaction inside of the vehicle with the child present.
A warrant was obtained for a search of their residence. With the assistance of the Cape Coral Police Department SWAT team, Street Crimes Unit (SCU), and K9, both Iracheta and Silva were detained after leaving the residence and then the warrant was executed.
The ensuing search of the home revealed approximately 38 grams of cocaine (a combination of crack and powder cocaine), marijuana, materials for packaging and ingesting narcotics, and over $12,000 in cash hidden within the residence. Both Iracheta and Silva were arrested for the above charges and DCF was notified.
ARRESTED: Juan Francisco Iracheta, H/M, DOB: 08-24-1983, of 1900 SW 27th Terrace, Cape Coral, FL.
CHARGES: Trafficking in Cocaine, Possession of Marijuana <20g, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of Heroin, Sale of Heroin, Possession of Heroin, Sale of Heroin, Child Neglect
CR#: 16-015006, 17-000279, 17-001184
ARRESTED: Natasha Marie Silva, H/F, DOB: 11-02-1989, of 1900 SW 27th Terrace, Cape Coral, FL.
CHARGES: Child Neglect
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