Fall River Raid Yields Large Quantity of Drugs, Cash
FALL RIVER — A Fall River man is arrested after marijuana, cocaine and Oxycode in his vehicle and residence.
Friday morning at approximately 6 a.m., members of the Fall River Police Vice and Intelligence Unit, accompanied also by detectives from the Newport, RI Police Department, executed a search warrant at 10 Hall Street, Apartment 3 in Fall River.
During the surveillance of the property prior to executing the search warrant, the target identified as 40-year-old Adam Silvia was observed leaving the residence and driving away in a vehicle. Detectives affected a motor vehicle stop of the vehicle and investigated further. The operator was identified as Silvia, and a search of the vehicle was conducted. Detectives located four ounces of marijuana, 50 Pills of Oxycodone (30mg) and 28.3 grams of cocaine. Silvia was also found in possession of $928 in suspected drug sale profits.
Detectives also searched the residence and located 180 pills of Oxycodone (30mg), 32.5 grams of cocaine, 2.7 ounces of marijuana, drug packaging paraphernalia, a digital scale and $1,800 in U.S. currency.
The final total of all drugs seized during this operation was:
--60.8 grams of cocaine
--6.7 ounces of marijuana
--230 Oxycodone (30mg pills/26.5 grams)
--$2,128 in suspected drug sale profits\
Silvia was transported to the Fall River Police Department and booked on charges of trafficking over 36 grams of cocaine, and trafficking over 18 grams of heroin/opiates/morphine.
--Fall River Police