Fall River Police Find Stolen Gun and Suspected Crack, Fentanyl in Car
FALL RIVER — Fall River police have arrested a city resident after he was found with suspected crack and fentanyl along with a stolen gun in his car.
Police said that detectives from the city's vice intelligence and gang unit stopped 30-year-old Shawn Rose in his car after learning that he was allegedly selling drugs.
Inside the car they found a backpack allegedly containing around 25 grams of suspected crack cocaine, around 19 grams of suspected fentanyl, and a loaded firearm with extra ammunition, according to police.
The gun, a Glock model 33, had been stolen out of Rhode Island.
Police also searched Rose's home on Last Street.
No drugs or weapons were found in the house, police said.
Over $2,000 in cash was also seized during the investigation.
Rose was arrested and charged with fentanyl and cocaine trafficking, distributing a Class A drug, receiving stolen property under $1,200, and multiple firearms offenses.
Police said that Rose had an adult female companion who is also being charged with the same offenses, although she is not being identified.