Anonymous tip leads to drug bust on Second Avenue
An anonymous tip called into police about possible drug dealing near Second Avenue resulted in the arrest of a Wareham man on distribution charges on Friday.
Wareham Police received the tip earlier that same day and arrested 24-year-old Erique Gomes after reportedly seeing Gomes sell marijuana to the occupants of a car parked on Second Avenue.
After witnessing the alleged sale, police investigated further and then seized 10 ounces of marijuana, plastic baggies, a digital scale and $1,876 in cash found in a backpack carried by Gomes.
Gomes was arrested at the scene and charged with Distribution of a Class D Substance, Possession of a Class D Substance with Intent to Distribute and Conspiracy to Violate Drug Laws.
Gomes is currently being held in custody at the Wareham Police Department and is scheduled to be arraigned at Wareham District Court on Tuesday, April 18.