NEW BEDFORD (WBSM) — Detectives have arrested a New Bedford man for allegedly trafficking crack cocaine.

New Bedford Police Department's Organized Crime Intelligence Bureau concluded an investigation on Oct. 19 into an alleged cocaine delivery service at 1357 Pleasant St., Apt. 1.

Police said the search turned up 52 grams of suspected crack cocaine, a digital scale, packing materials and $10,000 in cash.

WBSM-AM/AM 1420 logo
Get our free mobile app

Joe Chamberlain, 36, was taken into custody and charged with trafficking crack cocaine in excess of 36 grams.

Chamberlain has apparently been arrested on narcotics-related charges before. In 2018, a 31-year-old man named Joe Chamberlain was arrested on cocaine trafficking charges for an operation out of Hathaway Street.

Police ask anyone with information to share to visit or call 508-99-CRIME.

WBSM's Top SouthCoast Stories 10/23-10/29

Gallery Credit: Ariel Dorsey

Missing Children of Massachusetts

Gallery Credit: Ariel Dorsey

More From WBSM-AM/AM 1420