Search warrant leads to arrest of East Providence man trafficking narcotics

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Courtesy East Providence Police Department

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) – The East Providence police executed a search warrant Wednesday, resulting the arrest of a man trafficking narcotics.

After a two month-long investigation, police searched a residence on Juniper St. The officers, along with K9 Chiko, seized the following:

· Approximately 205 grams of cocaine with a street value of $9,000

· Approximately 4.5 pounds of marijuana with a street value of $11,250

· 133 Adderall pills with a street value of $3,000

· Glock model 48, 9mm semi-automatic pistol

· Taurus G2C 9mm semi-automatic pistol

· 2 large capacity 9mm magazines with ammunition

· $6,013 US Currency

Ryan Brasil, 26, was arrested and charged with the following:

· Two counts Using a Firearm When Committing a Crime of Violence

· Distribution or Manufacturing a Controlled Substance Near a School

· Manufacturing/Possessing/Delivery of Cocaine 1oz-1kg

· Manufacturing/Possessing/Delivery of Marijuana 1-5kg

· Manufacturing/Possessing/Delivery of Schedule I/II Narcotic (Amphetamines)

Brasil is being held without bail at the ACI.


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