Wareham man charged in connection with drug trafficking ring
A Wareham man was one of three men charged in connection with a Cape Cod drug trafficking ring.
Aaron Mott-Frye, 27, of Wareham, was charged with conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute cocaine in connection with the sale of significant amounts of heroin on Cape Cod..
Mott-Frye was arrested on Oct. 7 and appeared in U.S. District Court in Boston.
This case was brought as part of the federal response to the growing opioid abuse epidemic in Massachusetts and other New England states. Barnstable County, which includes Cape Cod and associated islands, has been particularly hard hit.