Fall River Police Arrest Four on Drug Charges, Warrants
FALL RIVER — Four people are arrested following the execution of a search warrant by Fall River Police.
On February 13 at approximately 4 p.m., the Fall River Police Vice Unit, led by Detective Paul McGuire, executed a search warrant at 116 Nelson Street. Det. McGuire was assisted by Lieutenant Gregory Wiley and Detectives Gary Barboza, Richard Aguiar, Guy Furtado, Tryce Garrant, and Sergeant William Falandys.
During pre-search warrant surveillance, detectives observed the target of the search warrant, Joshua Blithe, enter 116 Nelson Street. Detectives followed and knocked on the door and announced their presence, but were denied entry. Detectives forced the door open, located and secured the four adults present and executed the search warrant.
Arrested and charged were:
Joshua M. Blithe, 33, of 116 Nelson Street, Apartment 3, Fall River, charged with possession to distribute a Class A substance as well as arrested on numerous warrants.
Jeremiah Rhodes, 35, of 819 Locust Street, Apartment 37B, Taunton, charged with possession with intent to distribute a Class A substance, possession with intent to distribute a Class B substance, and arrested on numerous warrants.
Michelle Lynn Lucas, 31, of 116 Nelson Street, Apartment 3, Fall River, charged with possession with intent to distribute a Class E drug and possession of a Class E drug.
Jasmine Rodriguez, 29, of 41 Park Street, Taunton, charged with possession with intent to distribute a Class B substance.
— Fall River Police