Wareham Police respond to false robbery call, make arrest for marijuana and ammunition
Wareham Police responded to a false robbery call on Wednesday, July 11, which resulted in an arrest for marijuana and illegal possession of ammunition. An additional warrant arrest was made the following day, July 12.
Officer Charles Pillsbury and Sgt. Peter Flannery responded to the alleged armed robbery at Roundhill Blvd. around 9:20 p.m.
At the scene, officers met Vaughn P. White, 19, of Brockton, who claimed he and his friend had been held up at gunpoint by two men. The story the victim told police had multiple inconsistencies, and after an on-scene investigation, officers found a large amount of marijuana and ammunition in White's car.
White was arrested and charged with possession of a class “D” substance with intent to distribute and illegal possession of ammunition.
White was taken to police headquarters to be processed and was scheduled to appear in Wareham District Court on Thursday, July 12. Police say the alleged robbery was not random and that the investigation into this incident is ongoing.
On Thursday, July 12, Officer Christopher Corner observed David Lewis, 59, of Manchester, New Hampshire in a vehicle near the Cumberland Farms on Depot Street around 2:30 a.m.
Corner was aware of four outstanding warrants for Lewis and with the assistance of Sgt. Daniel Henderson, Lewis was placed under arrest.
Lewis is being held without bail at Wareham Police Headquarters pending an appearance in Wareham District Court.