6 arrested in Bristol County drug trafficking ring
FALL RIVER, Mass. (WLNE) — Bristol County District Attorney Thomas Quinn said Wednesday a drug trafficking ring around Taunton and Fall River has been dismantled.
The district attorney’s office said that six members of the ring were arrested in Taunton and Fall River:
- Christopher McLaughlin, 40
- Casey Ruby, 34
- Joshua Nazario, 31
- Eddyberto Mejia, 28
- Eusebio Andrade, 39
- Corey Robeiro, 32
All men were charged with conspiracy to violate the drug law, with some facing trafficking and possession charges.
Massachusetts State Police said they seized nearly $350,000 worth of fentanyl and oxycodone from residences. In all, about 1,950 grams of fentanyl, 4,310 oxycodone tablets, 51 grams of crack cocaine, two illegal firearm and $75,000 in cash were found.
Investigators found that the primary supply of drugs was coming from a home in Lawrence.