UPDATED: New Bedford Police Department arrest one, seize cash, cocaine, and Fentanyl

CORRECTION: An earlier press releases stated there was one arrest, when in fact there were two arrests.

“On April 2 NBPD Narcotics and Gang Detectives seized approximately 88.5 grams of Fentanyl, a small amount of cocaine and $2,578 from a Nissan Altima in the parking lot area of 85 Coggeshall St.

Daejhon Gomes, 23, 2 Shawmut Ave., the target of the search warrant, was charged with trafficking Fentanyl and Hector Nieves, 27, 173 Coggeshall St., Apt. #1, was charged with drug possession. Nieves was arrested last July for trafficking cocaine and fentanyl. Both of his cases are pending in District Court.

Detective Bruce Szyndlar investigated the case.

If anyone has any information regarding the vehicle or operator who fled, please contact New Bedford Police at 508-991-6300.”

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