On Wednesday, March 20, at about 2:00 p.m., Wareham and Bourne Police detectives conducted a drug raid at 42 Choctaw Drive, Indian Mound Beach, after a joint investigation.

At the location detectives confiscated suspected fentanyl, pills, and over $500.00 cash.

Placed under arrest at the scene was Michael Mello, 55, of 42 Choctaw Drive. Mello is charged with, possession with intent to distribute a class A substance (fentanyl), and illegal possession of a class C drug.

Assisting in the search at the home was a Yarmouth Police detective and his K-9 “Gauge”, a drug dog.

Mello was transported to police headquarters where he was processed and expected to appear in Wareham District Court on Thursday morning.

Information from Wareham Police Department