New Bedford Man Arrested in North Shore Drug Raid
Federal prosecutors say 15 men from Boston's North Shore area have been arrested on federal and state drug and firearms charges, one of them from New Bedford.
The U.S. Attorney's office said the men were arrested Thursday morning, most in Lynn and Revere.
Nine have been charged in federal indictments on drug trafficking and weapons charges.
22-year-old Kenny Bailey of New Bedford faces federal charges including conspiracy and distribution of cocaine base.
Five were charged by the Suffolk District Attorney's office in Boston and one by the Essex District Attorney's office in Salem.
Prosecutors said the arrests were the result of a joint state and federal investigation on the North Shore.