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Wareham Police seize $46,000 in cash, arrest two in multiple drug raids

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After an investigation into illegal drug sales in the Wareham area, police served six search warrants on Wednesday afternoon March 25, and two arrests were made. Wareham Police assisted by multiple other police agencies simultaneously raided three homes in Onset. In addition, police raided homes in Taunton, Fall River, and Middleboro.

The homes raided in Wareham were;

– 298 Onset Avenue
– 353 Onset Avenue, Apartment 2
– 9 Midway Street

Arrested as part of the investigation were;

– Thomas M. Gomes (33), of 212 Wareham Street, Apartment 1, Middleboro, charged with conspiracy to violate drug laws, possession of a firearm without a permit, and possession with intent to distribute a Class “B” drug subsequent offense.

– Eric Crumbley (32), of 144 High Street, Apartment 2, Wareham, charged with conspiracy to violate drug laws, possession of a firearm without a permit, and illegal possession of a Class “B” drug.

During the raids $46,000 cash was seized from the 353 Onset Avenue, Apartment 2 address as well five cell phones, and a digital scale.

At the Midway Street location detectives seized a firearm, suspected cocaine, and multiple items consistent with illegal drug sales.

When placed in custody Mr. Gomes had over $2,300 cash in his possession in addition to multiple cell phones. Mr. Crumbley had over $100.00 cash when arrested.

About Michael Silvia

Served 20 years in the United States Air Force. Owner of New Bedford Guide.

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