Three Arrested, Guns Seized in New Bedford Drug Raid
NEW BEDFORD — New Bedford and Fall River Police teamed for a large drug raid on two New Bedford residences, arresting three people and seizing drugs and firearms.
On Tuesday, December 15, members of the Fall River Police Department Vice and Intelligence Unit, along with members of the FBI Metro Boston Gang Task Force, Boston Police, New Bedford Police, and Massachusetts State Police simultaneously executed two search warrants at two apartments located at 156 Chestnut Street in New Bedford.
In an apartment on the first floor south and in the basement area, authorities found a total of 7.6 grams of suspected cocaine, a silver digital scale, and a loaded Springfield Armory semi-automatic 9mm handgun.
Denilson Gomes, 22, was arrested and charged with possession with intent to distribute a Class B drug.
Jared Timmer, 21, was arrested and charged with possession with intent to distribute a Class B drug; possession of a firearm without an FID card; possession of ammunition without an FID card; and possession of a firearm in the commission of a felony.
Both men have their listed address as 156 Chestnut Street, 1R.
In the second-floor apartment and in the basement area, authorities seized a total of 393 grams of suspected cocaine; $5,196 in cash; eight cell phones; a clear-knotted plastic bag containing a cocaine cutting agent; a tan Glock 9mm 33-round magazine; a black Glock 9mm 33-round magazine; a CAA USA Micro Conversion Kit with optic and a collapsible stock, which police say is used to convert a Glock pistol into a short barrel-style rifle; gun cleaning gear; a square kilo press commonly used for packaging kilos of cocaine; a loaded tan and black Glock 26 Gen 4 9x19 semi-automatic pistol (with attached pistol light/laser); and one 9mm 50-round drum magazine.
Arrested was Richard Ramos, 23, with a listed address of 156 Chestnut Street, Second Floor. He is charged with possession/carrying a large capacity firearm; four counts of possession/carrying a large capacity feeding device; two counts of possession of ammunition without an FID card; trafficking in cocaine (200 grams or more); and possession of a large capacity firearm in the commission of a felony.
— Information provided by Fall River Police