Suspected drug dealer arrested in Wareham

By News Staff


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WAREHAM, Mass. (WLNE) – Wareham Police arrested a suspected drug dealer Tuesday following in investigation into illegal drug activity in the area.  

Police were observing a home on Tomahawk Drive around 1:15 p.m. Tuesday as part of the investigation. Officers stopped a male subject leaving the house and took him into custody after a brief struggle.

Detectives located suspected fentanyl, and electric stun gun, two cell phones, and $81 cash in the suspect’ possession.

Police later executed a search warrant of the Tomahawk Road address, seizing $494 in cash and a digital scale.

Codey Murphy, 23, of Wareham, was charged with Possession with Intent to Distribute a Class A Drug and Resisting Arrest.

Wareham Police said Murphy was found guilty of Possession with Intent to Distribute charges in 2016, and is also facing multiple felony charges in connection with a home invasion in Bourne in March.  

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