Roanoke man faces charges after authorities seize drugs, guns and cash from his home

ROANOKE, VA. – A man was arrested after authorities seized drugs, weapons and cash from a Roanoke residence on Oct. 3, according to Virginia State Police.

Authorities said a package containing 2.3 pounds of fentanyl was addressed to a person at a residence in the 1400 block of Orange Avenue NW.

After obtaining a search warrant, investigators say they seized about 130 grams of additional drugs, three handguns and $13,431.

According to police, the street value of the seized drugs was $231,700.

DeAngelo Baker, 34, of Roanoke, was arrested at the residence, authorities said.

Baker was accused of:

  • Attempt to distribute/sell fentanyl

  • Possession of a firearm by a felon

  • two counts of possession of a firearm while in possession of a Schedule I or II drug

  • Possession with intent to distribute fentanyl

  • Possession of Schedule I or II drugs for the purpose of distribution

Police said Baker was released from custody on a $10,000 bond.

This is an ongoing investigation, VSP said.

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