WAREHAM — A search of a motel room by Wareham Police turned up 56 grams of suspected fentanyl.

On Friday, March 5, shortly before noon, Wareham Police detectives armed with a search warrant raided a room at the Rosewood Motel. The raid followed an investigation by detectives into illegal narcotics activity.

In the room, detectives seized 56 grams of suspected fentanyl. The principal subject of the warrant, Matthew Watterson, 30, of 3115 Cranberry Highway, No. 28, East Wareham, was placed under arrest by Wareham Police detectives after being located in Bourne.

Courtesy Wareham Police

In addition to the fentanyl, detectives confiscated $2,947 in cash, a digital scale, and other items associated with the illegal narcotics trade.

Watterson is charged with trafficking in more than 10 grams of fentanyl. After being processed at police headquarters he was transported to Wareham District Court for arraignment.

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