NEW BEDFORD - A New Bedford man is arrested after police find drugs stashed in a soda can.

New Bedford Narcotics Detectives executed a search warrant at 14 Cottage Street at around 7:43 p.m. Monday following an investigation. Inside the home, police found a Coca-Cola can in the basement containing 1.3 grams of fentanyl. Police also found drug packaging materials and $623 in cash.

Police arrested the occupant of the home, Cody Fernandes, 31.

Cody Fernandes/Facebook
Cody Fernandes/Facebook


Fernandes is charged with possession with intent to distribute a Class B drug and a subsequent offense.

Fernandes was convicted of dealing fentanyl in 2012.

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