New Bedford man sentenced to up to 3.5 years in prison on drug and gun charges

Bristol County District Attorney's Office. (WLNE)

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (WLNE) — The Bristol County District Attorney’s Office said that a New Bedford man was sentenced to up to three-and-a-half years in prison on gun and drug charges.

Teagan Dauphin Potter was arrested last April after police found numbers illegal substances including 41 fentanyl tabs, 342 amphetamine tabs, and a bag of crack cocaine in his bedroom during a search.

Investigators also found a loaded pistol and over $13,000 in cash.

Potter plead guilty in Fall River Superior Court to possession of an illegal firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition, possession with intent to distribute fentanyl, possession with intent to distribute amphetamines, possession with intent to distribute a class D drug and possession of a class B drug.

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