New Bedford Pair Arrested on Gun Charges
New Bedford police say they wrapped up a drug investigation by arresting two people on gun charges.
On Wednesday, members of the New Bedford Police Narcotic Division concluded an investigation into a fentanyl distribution service being operated out of 866 Shawmut Ave., according to a press release from the New Bedford Police Department. A search warrant was executed at the address and Narcotic Detectives allegedly discovered a firearm and ammunition.
Two young adults living at the address were arrested. Brandin A. Gonsalves, 19, and Janyia Medina, 18, were each charged with unlawful possession of a firearm. Gonsalves was additionally charged with unlawful possession of ammunition.
Both are due to be arraigned on April 2 at Third District Court. The lead investigator was Detective Lavar Gilbert, the police department announced.