San Francisco Police Investigation Results in Arrest and Seizure of Over $100,000 Worth of Dangerous Drugs 20-123

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On Thursday, October 29, 2020, at approximately 2:00 PM, San Francisco Police officers assigned to Narcotics Detail served search warrants on the 1500 block of Leavenworth St. and the 100 block of Otis St. This was in regards to an ongoing investigation in a continued effort to combat the sale of dangerous drugs on San Francisco streets.

The search warrants resulted in the arrest of 39-year-old Marc Avery Gersen. Additionally, officers located and seized several bags of narcotics at each location, approximately totaling 6,997.7 grams of methamphetamine, 30.1 grams of ketamine, 5.4 grams of cocaine HCI, 10.5 grams of MDMA, 1 gallon of Gamma-Butyrolactone (GBL), 11 Adderall pills, 9 Morphine pills, and approximately $22,710 in US Currency.

The street value of the seized methamphetamine is estimated to be over $70,000.00. The total combined street value of all drugs seized is estimated at over $100,000.00.

Gersen was booked at San Francisco County Jail on the charges of three counts of 11378 H&S, three counts of 11351 H&S, and 11379.2 H&S.

A photo of the seized narcotics accompanies this news release.

While an arrest has been made, if you have any information related to this incident, we encourage you to contact the SFPD anonymous tip line at 1-415-575-4444 or text a tip to TIP411 and begin the text message with SFPD.

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