New Bedford police arrest wanted man for drug trafficking
NEW BEDFORD, Mass (WLNE) — New Bedford police said they arrested a man wanted for drug trafficking on Monday.
Police said Emanuel Jose Colon-Vazquez had an active warrant for his arrest when they located him entering a vehicle near Katherine Street.
According to a release, detectives stopped the car with Colon-Vazquez inside and removed him to be searched.
Upon the search, police say they found a bag with 54 grams of crack cocaine, a digital scale and over $500 in cash.
Police identified the driver of the car as 44-year-old Thomas Macedo of West Wareham.
Macedo was found in possession of a small bag of cocaine and was also arrested.