NEW BEDFORD - New Bedford Police have broken up a cocaine distribution service in the city.

Officers with the Narcotics Division raided a Rivet Street apartment Wednesday, seizing 12.6 grams of crack cocaine and $1,092 dollars in cash, and arresting the two occupants of the home.

Arrested during the execution of a search warrant were:

  • Dominic Jordan Barrett, 30, of 492 Rivet St., Apt. 3
    • Possession of a Class B substance (crack cocaine) with intent to distribute
    • Possession of a Class B substance (crack cocaine) with intent to distribute, subsequent offense based on a 2008 conviction, and conspiracy to violate drug laws.
  • Jasmine A. Carrasquillo, 24, of 492 Rivet St., Apt. 3,
    • Possession of a Class B substance (crack cocaine)
    • Possession of a Class B substance (crack cocaine) with intent to distribute
    • Conspiracy to violate drug laws
    • Improperly storing a firearm
    • Unlawful possession of ammunition
    • Possession a firearm without an identification card.

Carrasquillo faces the additional firearms charges as the continuing investigation turned up a Smith and Wesson .357 revolver and 62 rounds of ammunition along with a digital scale in another location in New Bedford.

The couple is being arraigned Thursday in New Bedford District Court.