New Bedford man accused of trafficking drugs in Dartmouth

Dartmouth police shared this photo of drugs, a gun, and cash seized from a Dartmouth home, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022.

DARTHMOUTH, Mass. (WLNE) — A New Bedford man is accused of trafficking drugs in Dartmouth.

Police said they, along with Massachusetts State Police and the Bristol County Sherriff’s Department, executed a search warrant at a home on Brock Avenue Tuesday morning.

There, Det. Kyle Costa said they seized methamphetamine, steroids, and mushrooms. They also found an improperly stored gun and about $1,800 in U.S. currency.

Dartmouth police shared this booking photo ofNew 

Costa said there were children present at the time of the search. The Department of Children and Families was notified and responded to the home.

Jose Manuel Santos Cordova, 46, was arrested and charged with the following:

  • Trafficking in methamphetamine
  • Possession of a Class C drug
  • Possession of a Class E drug
  • Improper storage of a firearm
  • Three counts of reckless endangerment to a child
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