On April 16, New Bedford Police gang unit detectives seized more than 100 grams of cocaine near the intersection of County and Fair streets after observing a motor vehicle infraction that resulted in a short vehicle chase.
Police arrested 25-year old John Preston Perry of 104 Stephanie Place and 26-year old Devonte Hunt of 202 County St. #2. Both were charged with cocaine trafficking and possession while Perry was also charged with failure to stop.
Sgt. Jarrod Gracia and Detective Sam Alagrin-Mojica were the arresting officers.
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