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).


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