Arrests for drug, firearms charges

Jun 14, 2019

Police made several arrests this week for drug charges, operating without a license, and possession of ammunition without a permit.

At about 7:55 p.m. on Thursday, June 13, Wareham Police Officers Joseph Cardoza, Nate Aronson, and Michael Phinney responded to Brandy Hill Apartments, unit 9L, for a reported disturbance.
In the apartment, Officer Aronson spotted a large amount of white powdery substance and a digital scale on the kitchen table.

A male in the apartment was detained, and officers found suspected crack cocaine, powder cocaine, heroin, several pills, and over $2,300 in cash. Nicholas C. Marchi, 32, of Plymouth, was arrested and charged with possession with intent to distribute a Class “A” drug and two counts of possession with intent to distribute a Class “B” drug.
Detective and reserve officer Eric Kanavos assisted at the scene.
Officer Phinney was treated and released from Tobey Hospital for a minor injury incurred while searching the suspect.

Officers Zina Kelsch and Jon Verhaegen arrested James J. Dalton, 53, of Wareham, on the morning of Wednesday, June 12. Mr. Dalton was taken into custody on Kimberly Court as the result of two warrants and was additionally charged with possession of ammunition without a firearms permit.

At 10:15 a.m. on Friday, June 14, Acting Chief John Walcek and Officer Blaise Lalli arrested Jose Monteiro, 27, of Fall River, for operating without a license. The arrest was made after a report of suspicious activity on Cranberry Highway near Charlotte Furnace road.