NEW BEDFORD — Narcotics and gang unit detectives were investigating street-level narcotics sales in the North End when they observed a motor vehicle driving on Brook Street.

Police determined that the vehicle had illegally attached plates and the driver was operating on a suspended license.

The individual was also found to be in possession of a Suboxone strip.

Police arrested Donald Piva, Jr. of Homer Street in North Dartmouth on charges of operating a motor vehicle with a revoked license, illegally attaching plates, driving an unregistered motor vehicle and possession of Suboxone.

The arrest was made at 3:43 p.m. Wednesday.

--New Bedford Police Department

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