18-year old New Bedford man arrested on firearm and narcotic charges

New Bedford police detectives have arrested a New Bedford man on firearm and drug distribution-related charges.

On August 18th, gang and narcotics detectives assigned to the Organized Crime Intelligence Bureau executed a search warrant at 53 Ruth St., #3. The target of the investigation was DAMARION WOODLEY,18.

As a result of the search, a 9 mm firearm, 8 rounds of 9mm ammunition, and 45 rounds of 45 caliber ammunition was located. Also discovered was 17.6 grams of crack cocaine,1 Percocet and 42.7 grams of marijuana along with scales and packaging materials. $838.00 was also seized as a result of drug proceeds.

The arresting officer was Det. Nathaniel Almeida.

New Bedford police officers remain committed in their efforts to take illegal guns off of the street before they can be used in tragedy. If you have any information on criminal activity in your neighborhood, the New Bedford Police Dept. wants to hear from you. You can leave an anonymous tip on our voicemail at (508) 991-6300 Ext. 1.

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