A 42-year-old man suspected of dealing drugs was arrested Friday during a search of a Mansfield home, according to the METRICH Enforcement Unit.

Akili Roberts, 42, was booked into the Richland County Jail on suspicion of trafficking in drugs, according to a press release issued by the METRICH Enforcement Unit.

METRICH detectives carried out a search warrant at 264 E. First St. in Mansfield Friday, where they seized what they believe to be heroin and fentanyl, drug paraphernalia, a handgun and $4,761 in cash, according to a press release issued by the METRICH Enforcement Unit.

The release said that the case would be forwarded to the Richland County Prosecutor’s Office for review.

Originally published in the News Journal on May 10, 2019.