FAIRHAVEN — At approximately 12:10pm Wednesday afternoon, Fairhaven Detectives observed individuals engaged in behavior consistent with drug dealing activity.

After further investigation, police learned that Dominique King, 33, of Pleasant Street, New Bedford, had just sold heroin to a female party.

Fairhaven Detectives seized over 28 grams of heroin and over $600 in cash. King, who currently has open cases for possession with intent to distribute heroin and possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance, was charged with trafficking over 18 grams of heroin and conspiracy to violate drug laws.

King was arraigned at Third District Court Thursday morning. Additional charges will be filed in this case, which is currently under investigation.

Fairhaven Police Department