NEW BEDFORD — Members of the New Bedford Police Department Narcotics Unit took 43 grams of cocaine off the street during the trafficking arrest of a man on Stowell Street.

Following an investigation into a cocaine distribution service out of 44 Stowell Street, Apt. #2, police executed a search warrant at the address and discovered 43.5 grams of cocaine, packaging materials, a digital scale and cash.

On Thursday night police arrested 28-year-old Rodney D. Hollis Jr., of 44 Stowell St. Apt. 2 in New Bedford. Hollis was charged with trafficking in cocaine.

Judge Thomas McGuire held Hollis on $2,000 bail. The district attorney's office requested $10,000 bail. His next court date is July 27.

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