New Bedford police detectives have arrested a man for trafficking 156 grams of Fentanyl.
On Tuesday, May 17, at 7 p.m., detectives were in the area of Foster Street and Maxfield Street when they conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for a motor vehicle infraction. A short while later, the driver of the car and the passenger, identified as Paul Koller, 45, of Yarmouth, were asked to step out of the vehicle. During a pat frisk on Koller, detectives located three plastic bags of fentanyl weighing 54.3 grams.
Detectives also did an additional search of Koller’s house and vehicle where they located 102 grams of Fentanyl.
Koller was arrested and charged with trafficking in 36 grams or more of Fentanyl, and trafficking in 100 grams or more of Fentanyl.