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Westport Man Arrested on Multiple Drug Charges

Tiverton Police arrested a Westport man on multiple drug charges following a routine traffic stop on Sunday.

Westport Man Arrested on Multiple Drug Charges

 

Tiverton Police charged a Westport, MA man with two counts of drug possession on Sunday following a traffic stop on Crandall Road.

Edward Medeiros, 39, of 366 Sanford Road, Westport, MA, was arrested on Sunday, Jan. 27 at 6:20 p.m. and charged with misdemeanor possession on marijuana, felony possession of Hydrocodone and driving in possession of a controlled substance.

Police stopped Medeiros on Crandall Road for speeding after an officer allegedly clocked him driving 60 mph in a posted 40 mph zone. Upon approaching Medeiros vehicle, police alleged they could smell an ordor of marijuana coming from within the car.

During a subsequent search, police found a wooden pipe, seven marijuana cigarettes and several Hydrocodone pills for which Medeiros did not have prescription.

Medeiros was charged and arraigned by a bail commissioner later that day and released on $1,000 personal recognizance.

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