BARNSTABLE (WBSM) — Authorities have arrested a Wareham man for his alleged extensive connection in trafficking cocaine through Cape Cod and the Islands.

Jesse Rebelo, 18, was arrested by Barnstable Police Patrol Officers in Hyannis on November 5 for trafficking more than 18 grams of Cocaine. He was arraigned in Barnstable District Court on November 7 and released on a $1,000 cash bail.

Over the following weeks, a narcotics investigation into Rebelo's drug trafficking was conducted by the Barnstable Police Department Investigative Services Unit along with the Massachusetts State Police Gang Unit South (Brockton/New Bedford), Cape & Islands State Police Detective Unit, and Wareham Police Department.

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The investigation revealed that Rebelo was allegedly the source and supplier of several street-level dealers in Hyannis.

Police executed a search warrant on December 14 for Rebelo's residence and his person. As a result, officers seized approximately 40 grams of crack cocaine, six suspected methamphetamine pills, a sum of cash, cutting agents, packaging materials and several scales.

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Based on the investigation and search warrants, Rebelo was charged with two counts of distribution of a Class B substance (cocaine) and trafficking cocaine, more than 36 grams but less than 100 grams.

Rebelo was booked at the Wareham Police Department and transported to Wareham District Court for arraignment.

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