Seekonk Police make surprise drug bust while serving warrant

By News Staff


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SEEKONK, MA (WLNE) – Seekonk Police arrested a suspect on serious drug charges while serving a warrant for a minor offense Friday evening.

Police reported to a local motel Friday night to serve an arrest warrant for what they called a “relatively minor offense”. Police said they entered the room after the suspect failed to answer the door in a timely manner.

Officers observed the suspect hiding something in the bed sheets as they entered the room.

Upon further investigation, officers located 400 Xanax pills along with 10 grams of heroin, a loaded .380 caliber handgun, and a large amount of cash.

Seekonk Police said the suspect was arrested and is facing serious charges.

No further information is available at this time.

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