New Bedford Police Seize 680 Grams of Cocaine and $15K
New Bedford narcotics detectives on Monday seized more than 680 grams of cocaine and $14,981 in cash.
Two arrests capped an investigation into a cocaine distribution service at 36 Jouvette St., Apt. 2, and the cocaine had a street value of $68,000, according to a media release from the New Bedford Police Department.
Kelvin Trinidad, 25, of 36 Jouvette St., was charged with trafficking, conspiracy and unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. Timothy J. Oliver, 24, of 48 Stowell St., was charged with trafficking, conspiracy and an unrelated warrant.
Detective Nathan Pimental led the investigation. Police provided no additional information.
In a statement, Police Chief Joseph Cordeiro commended his narcotics detectives and thanked the community.
“Despite the social and health situations we continue to face here in New Bedford and across the country, it has not thwarted the remarkable efforts of detectives to stay laser-focused on getting drugs and drug dealers off our streets,” Cordeiro said. “We sincerely appreciate the continued support of New Bedford residents as we work to keep the city safe.”
If you have any information on criminal activity in your community, the New Bedford Police Dept. says it wants to hear from you. People may leave an anonymous tip at (508) 991-6300 Ext. 1.