DEA investigates alleged drug den at Fun World Childcare on Rosedale Avenue

Drug enforcement agents are investigating a day care center on Rosedale Avenue that they say doubled as a drug den. DEA agents found the alleged

DEA agents found an alleged drug operation inside

DEA agents found an alleged drug operation inside the Fun World Child Care Center with more than 1,000 oxycodone pills and a kg. of cocaine. (Credit: News 12 )

THE BRONX - Drug enforcement agents are investigating a day care center on Rosedale Avenue that they say doubled as a drug den.

DEA agents found the alleged drug operation inside the Fun World Childcare with more than 1,000 oxycodone pills and a kg. of cocaine.

A husband and wife who run the day care and live in the downstairs apartment were arrested yesterday in connection to the narcotics.

When agents entered the downstairs apartment, occupied by Gregorio Hanley and Johanna Vasquez, they found the drugs, as well as $20,000 in cash. They also found keys to an apartment across the street at 1502 Rosedale Ave.

When officers went into the apartment, they say they found $160,000 and a loaded 9 mm gun that was reported stolen in Pennsylvania.

Police first got a tip off when they saw Hanley leave the home and hand a plastic bag to someone in a car. Authorities followed the car and found 150 grams of cocaine in the vehicle.

The driver was arrested, along with Hanley and Vasquez.

The trio has been hit with multiple charges, including sale of a controlled substance, criminal possession of a weapon and endangering the welfare of a child.

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