Pawtucket man arrested for having cocaine on the job

24-year-old Pedro Gomes

By News Staff

A cashier at a Central Falls Rite Aid was arrested on the job for having cocaine is his locker on Thursday.

24-year-old Pedro Gomes, of Pawtucket, is facing possession charges.

Central Falls police were called to the Rite Aid on Broad Street when a co–worker noticed Gomes place what appeared to be cocaine in a locker.

The K9 unit was brought in and the dog picked up on a bag in the locker.

Police say inside the bag there were three smaller bags of cocaine, clear baggies for packaging and a scale.

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