Crosswalk violation leads to three heroin arrests in Falmouth

Officer stuck with needle while searching suspect

EAST FALMOUTH - Three Falmouth people face heroin charges after the driver of a car was pulled over for a crosswalk violation on Route 28 in East Falmouth Friday. According to a Falmouth police release, officers on a directed patrol aimed at curbing crosswalk violations pulled over the car driven by 24-year-old Ryan Marks of Falmouth.

After pulling over Marks, officers learned that he was operating the vehicle with a suspended license. When the vehicle was searched, officers discovered heroin and arrested Marks and his two passengers, [REDACTED] and 21-year-old Samantha Teed of Falmouth, police said.

While searching one of the suspects, an unidentified officer was reportedly stuck with a hypodermic needle. Police did not elaborate on the officer's condition.

The three were transported to the Falmouth Police Station where they were booked and charged. Marks was charged with a crosswalk violation, operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license (subsequent offense) and being present where heroin is kept. [REDACTED] and Teed were charged with possession of a Class A substance (heroin). welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on