DARTMOUTH — A New Bedford man has been arrested on drug charges by Dartmouth Police.

Dartmouth Police say at approximately 1:45 p.m. Tuesday, narcotics detectives conducted a motor vehicle stop at the Dartmouth Motor Inn.

During the corresponding investigation, detectives located approximately 9 grams of suspected crack cocaine inside of the vehicle.

As a result of the investigation, the operator, identified as 24-year-old Joshua Washburn, of New Bedford, was arrested and charged with possession of crack cocaine with the intent to distribute and operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license.

At the time of his arrest, Washburn had approximately $1,100 in cash on his person that was seized.

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