New Bedford Police have arrested two suspects after they were involved in a drug deal in the South End Tuesday night.

According to the Standard Times, 23-year-old Nicholas Correia and 22-year-old Christian Gomes, both of New Bedford were arrested after a narcotics officer witnessed Correia pacing Cove Road before being picked up in a car by Gomes.

The officer followed the car which went on a short trip before dropping him off.

As police approaced Correia, he quickly threw away a percocet pill. Correia is charged with drug possession.

Police also stopped the car, which was unregistered and uninsured.

Gomes, the driver, is charged with distributing a Class B drug, conspiracy to violate drug laws, and driving an uninsured and unregistered vehicle.