New Bedford Police Department seize cash and cocaine at County St. apartment

On April 26, NBPD Narcotics and Gang Unit Detectives seized approximately 297 grams of cocaine, digital scales, and $1675 at 535 County St., Apt. 2N.

As a result, Wyllie Monteiro, 23, 503 Kempton St., Apt. #3, was charged with trafficking in cocaine. At the time of this arrest, Monteiro already had two open cases for narcotics distribution out of Third District Court. He was charged in September of last year for distributing crack cocaine, and again in March of this year for distribution of Oxycontin.

Detective Matthew Sylvia investigated the case.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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