New Bedford Man Arrested for Drug Trafficking on 9/11
NEW BEDFORD — A New Bedford man has been arrested for delivering cocaine and fentanyl out of his car on Sept. 11.
New Bedford Police said that on Saturday, narcotics detectives arrested 66-year-old Danny Antone of Robeson Street after receiving information that he was operating a drug delivery service.
Detectives from the department's Organized Crime Intelligence Bureau stopped Antone in his car on County Street near Chestnut Street and searched the vehicle.
Police said they found over 162 grams of cocaine, over 23 grams of fentanyl and 18 grams of marijuana, all allegedly packaged for sale on the street.
Three cell phones, scales and packaging materials were also found and seized, along with $1,502 in cash.
Antone was arrested and charged with fentanyl and cocaine trafficking, as well as possession with intent to distribute marijuana.
Police said the city resident has multiple drug distribution charges going back to 1989.
He was last convicted of heroin trafficking in 2010, receiving a sentence of 10-12 years in prison.