NEW BEDFORD — New Bedford police have arrested a wanted Brockton man at Clasky Common Park after detectives allegedly found a large number of fentanyl pills on him.

Police said on Friday, detectives from the organized crime intelligence bureau saw 48-year-old Brockton resident Julio Pires on Pope Street and North Oak Street.

Pires had an active arrest warrant, according to police.

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While taking him into custody, Detectives Kevin Barbosa and Timothy Soares allegedly found four plastic bags that contained more than 135 grams of fentanyl pills.

They also found $865 in cash, which was seized as proceeds from illicit drug dealing.

Police said Pires has an "extensive arrest history" that includes prior convictions on drug-related charges.

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