Pawtucket domestic violence investigation results in large drug seizure, including edibles

This is an image of marijuana edibles seized and a booking photo of Justin Palavra. (Pawtucket Police Department)

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WLNE) — An investigation into a possible domestic assault involving a gun resulted in Pawtucket police seizing large amount of drugs, including marijuana edible packages with popular snack labels.

Police said they executed a court-search warrant on Reservoir Avenue Wednesday.

During the search, police seized a large amount of marijuana and packaging material and numerous individual sized packages of marijuana edible.

As result, police arrested Justin Palavra and charged him with the following:

  • Domestic violence — felony assault and/or battery
  • Domestic violence — disorderly conduct
  • Manufacturing/possession/delivery of marijuana 1-5 KG
  • Possession with intent schedule I and II
  • Maintain common nuisance/controlled substances

No further information was immediately released.

Over the weekend, Glocester police arrested a 29-year-old man after they seized more than 200 marijuana edibles wrapped in candy like packaging in a traffic stop.

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