On Tuesday, September 29, at about 2:40 p.m., two Wareham Police Detectives were conducting surveillance in the area of the Cranberry Plaza. The detectives approached a car near Planet Fitness, however the male occupant grabbed a bag and fled on foot.
The detectives pursued him and brought him to the ground, with the suspect actively resisting the officers. After a brief scuffle the detectives secured him into handcuffs.
Over 30 grams of suspected fentanyl, tablets of Adderall, a digital scale, and rubber gloves were located in the bag. In addition, two cell phones and a knife were also seized.
Marcus D. Agee (26), of West Wareham, was arrested and charged with trafficking in more than 10 grams of fentanyl, possession of a Class “B” drug (subsequent offense), and resisting arrest.
One of the detectives received minor injuries as a result of the scuffle, however did not seek hospital treatment.
Agee is expected to appear in Wareham District Court on Wednesday morning.