Man arrested on drug charges after shooting in Pawtucket held without
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — A man who’s facing several drug charges after being arrested in Pawtucket following a shooting was held without bail Thursday.
Anthony Oliveira was arrested Wednesday on Pidge Avenue.
Pawtucket police said Wednesday that a man was hospitalized after being shot in the chest twice.
Oliveira was taken into custody as a person of interest in the shooting. However, while in custody, police said they found plastic bags on Oliveira that contained white substances in them.
After obtaining a search warrant for the home, police found more drugs inside, and said they later determined those drugs to include cocaine, fentanyl, mushrooms, Adderall, and more.
Police also said in a search of a car, they also found 26 grams of cocaine.
Thursday, Oliveira did not enter a plea in court.