Fall River man facing drug trafficking and gun charges
FALL RIVER, Mass. (WLNE) -A 25-year-old man was arrested and charged after the Fall River Police Department Vice and Intelligence Unit conducted a search of his Johnston Street apartment on Friday.
Police say the subject of the search warrant was Jeriane Roman of Fall River. Upon arrival, they found $2,001 and 38 oxycodone pills when searching Roman.
Detectives conducted a search of Roman’s apartment where they found a ziplock bag containing 252 grams of cocaine, a smaller bag with 1.9 grams of cocaine, a bag of white powder (cutting agent), four boxes of sandwich bags, two digital scales and a box of baking soda.
Police say that all of these items are commonly used in the packaging and distribution of cocaine.
After searching Roman’s bedroom, detectives found $62,743, a SCCY CPX-2 9mm handgun loaded with 9 rounds of ammunition, a Polymer 80 INC 9mm handgun with 15 rounds of ammunition, and a money counting machine.
Jeriane Roman was placed under arrest and charged with the following:
- Trafficking cocaine over 200 grams
- Possession of a Class B controlled substance
- Unlawful possession of a firearm without an FID card
- Unlawful possession of a large capacity firearm
- Unlawful possession of ammunition without an FID card
- Unlawful possession of a large capacity feeding device