Police seize over 500 grams of cocaine, arrest East Wareham man
By News Staff
WAREHAM, Mass. (WLNE) – Police arrested an East Wareham man on drug charges after finding over half a kilogram of cocaine in his home Friday.
Police raided a home on Bartlett Lane around 9:00 a.m. Friday after a joint investigation between the DEA, Wareham and Fairhaven Police Departments.
Detectives confiscated 530 grams of cocaine and crack cocaine, over 19 grams of fentanyl, suboxone, and packaging / distribution materials from the home.
Robert Ward, 58, was arrested and faces the following charges:
- Trafficking in more than 200 grams of cocaine
- Trafficking in fentanyl
- Illegal possession of a class “B” drug subsequent offense
“As a result of an intensive investigation and cooperation among both local police departments and the DEA, a large amount of illegal drugs were seized,” said Wareham Police Chief John Walcek. “The detectives involved in the case did an outstanding job and I am very proud of them.”
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