Four adults, one 12-year-old arrested on drug trafficking charges

FALL RIVER, MASS (WLNE) – Five individuals, including four adults and one juvenile were arrested on drug charges after police served a search warrant at a Fall River apartment complex.

On April 14, members of the Fall River Police Department Gang Unit and Emergency Services served a warrant at a 404 Fifth Street apparent.

Police say this address was targeted as a location where gang-related individuals have been congregating.

When they arrived, police observed several males leaving the building and attempting to flee in different directions.

Investigators located a large clear plastic bag of suspected Fentanyl on the top portion of a fence that borders the property.

Police found the following at the apartment;

  • 14.1 grams of suspected fentanyl
  • (2) small corner bags of suspected crack cocaine
  • $3,862 seized US Currency

The 5 suspects were arrest and charged with the following;

  • Jarad Anderson, age 23
    • Trafficking in fentanyl over 10 grams
    • Possession of a class B substance with intent to distribute, subsequent offense
  • Quanif Johnson, Age 23
    • Trafficking fentanyl over 10 grams
    • Possession of a class B substance with intent to distribute
    • Trespassing
    • Break and Entering with intent to commit misdemeanor
  • Jayden Rios-Dejusus, Age 20
    • Trafficking fentanyl over 10 grams
    • Possession of a class B substance with intent to distribute, subsequent offense
    • Trespassing
    • Break and Entering with intent to commit misdemeanor
  • Mitchell Arruda Age 30
    • Trafficking fentanyl over 10 grams
    • Possession of a class B substance with intent to distribute

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