NEW BEDFORD — New Bedford Police narcotics detectives located three handguns, numerous bullets, fentanyl and cocaine packaged for sales, and $437 at the Capri Motel's Room 171 in Dartmouth on July 15.

As a result, Jose Montanez, 23, 598 Cottage St. Apt. 3, was charged with multiple offenses, including committing a felony while armed and career criminal act. This was a subsequent offense for drugs and firearms.

Detective Steven Gwozdz investigated the case.

If you have any information on criminal activity in your community, the New Bedford Police Dept. wants to hear from you. You can leave an anonymous tip on our voicemail at (508) 991-6300, Ext. 1.

— New Bedford Police

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