NORTH DARTMOUTH — Dartmouth Police arrest a 29-year-old man after he is found in possession of fentanyl and crack cocaine.

On Thursday, Dartmouth Police detectives, with assistance from members of the Bristol County Sheriff's Department Warrant Apprehension Team, executed a search warrant at 29 Middlesex Avenue in North Dartmouth. The warrant was related to an extended narcotics investigation led by Dartmouth Police Detective Derek Sousa.

As a result of the search, detectives arrested 29-year-old Javier Nova of that address.

During the search, detectives located and seized 28 grams of fentanyl, 13 grams of crack cocaine, $965 in U.S. currency, and materials associated with the packaging of narcotics.

Nova was charged with possession with intent to distribute a Class B substance (crack cocaine); possession with intent to distribute a Class B substance, subsequent offense; and trafficking in fentanyl.

Courtesy Dartmouth Police
Courtesy Dartmouth Police

"I'm very proud of the efforts put forth by our Detective Division," Chief Brian P. Levesque said. "Their continued and dogged pursuit of making the streets safe for the community is a credit to this department."

--Dartmouth Police

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