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New Bedford Detectives charge two with allegedly running a drug delivery service in south end

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“NEW BEDFORD – Narcotics detectives have placed two men under arrest following an investigation into a drug delivery service being operated out of a south-end residence.

On December 20th, at around 5 PM, detectives executed a search warrant at 98 Grinnell St. During this search, over 29 grams of cocaine and 38 grams of fentanyl were discovered along with digital scales, packaging materials, and cutting agents. In addition, $12,676 in US currency was located and seized as illicit proceeds from drug distribution.

The two men arrested were identified as Mr. LARRY PINA, 32, who resides at the Grinnell St. address, and Mr. ANTONION MARQUES, 56, of 1519 Purchase St. Both were taken into custody and charged with trafficking more than 18 grams of cocaine, trafficking above 36 grams of fentanyl, and conspiracy to violate the controlled substance laws.

At the time of this arrest, LARRY PINA had two open cases in New Bedford District Court for possession with intent to distribute class B substance and possession with intent to distribute class A substance.

The investigating officer was Det. Nathaniel Almeida.

If you have any information you would like to share with the police, you can do so anonymously by visiting our website, newbedfordpd.com, or by calling 508-99-CRIME.”-City of New Bedford Police Department.


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