Three arrested in Falmouth drug bust; CCCC adjunct professor charged with making threats

Three arrested on numerous drug charges in Falmouth

FALMOUTH - Wednesday, September 10, 2008, members of theFalmouth Police Department's Narcotic Task Force, the Cape Cod DrugTask Force and the Barnstable County Sheriff's Department K-9 unitexecuted a search warrant at 122 Teaticket Highway.

Members of the three departments entered the apartment over theGlynn Law Offices and arrest the following three individuals on variousdrug charges:

23-year-old Christopher Nichols and 20-year-old Tiffany Tinkham both of 122 Teaticket Highway, Falmouth were both arrested forPossession of heroin w/intent to distribute, Possession of a Class ASubstance, Possession of a Class B Substance and Possession of a ClassE Substance (suboxen).

32-year-old Nicholas Govoni, address unknown, was arrested for Knowingly being present where heroin is kept.

A cumulative effort by the three agencies over several monthsfacilitated the execution of the search warrant on the dwelling.  Atotal of approximately ten (10) grams of heroin was seized from theapartment during the search.

Cape Cod Community College teacher charged with making threats
Ericka McGowan will be charged with communicating a false threat

WEST BARNSTABLE - An adjunct professor has allegedly made threats to a security guard yesterday which was the reason for the shut down of North and South Halls at Cape Cod Community College.

ericka_mcgowan_153.Ericka McGowan, 37 on right, of Mashpee, will be charged with communicating a false threat and disturbing a school assembly. She was arrested on Route 6A in West Barnstable shortly after the alleged threats took place. She was teaching World Literatures and Multicultural Literature at the college.

College spokesman Michael Gross said Wednesday that MS McGowan became agitated and approached the college's chief of security Phil Ryan with apparent concerns about her classroom. Ryan contacted other college administrators and McGowan eventually went to college president Kathleen Schatzberg's office who ordered that North and South Halls be closed for the remainder of Tuesday to be on the side of caution.

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