Dartmouth Man Arrested For Suspended License, Revealing Stun Gun
DARTMOUTH — A Dartmouth man has been arrested after police found him driving an unregistered car with a suspended license — and then found a stun gun and suspected fentanyl and crack cocaine in his possession.
Dartmouth police said 25-year-old Gary Hamel, Jr. of East River Drive was taken into custody after a traffic stop on Faunce Corner Road on Sunday evening.
At around 6:10 p.m. Sunday, Officer Andrew Fredette stopped a Nissan Maxima when he learned that its registration had been revoked, later identifying the driver as Hamel.
Police said Fredette eventually found that Hamel's driving license had also been suspended.
According to police, after Hamel's arrest officers discovered suspected fentanyl and crack cocaine along with a stun gun in Hamel's possession.
Hamel has been charged with operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, possessing a Class A and a Class B drug, and carrying a firearm without a license.