Warrant Search Faces Fentanyl Charges

Detectives find deadly fentanyl, pills and cash...
Michael Mello, age 55, of Wareham was arrested after a police search turned up fentanyl and more. (WPD booking photo)

From the Wareham Police Department:

On Wednesday, March 20, at about 2:00 p.m., Wareham and Bourne Police detectives conducted a drug raid at 42 Choctaw Drive, Indian Mound Beach, after a joint investigation.

At the location detectives confiscated suspected fentanyl, pills, and over $500.00 cash.

Placed under arrest at the scene was Michael Mello, 55, of 42 Choctaw Drive. Mello is charged with, possession with intent to distribute a class A substance (fentanyl), and illegal possession of a class C drug. Assisting in the search at the home was a Yarmouth Police detective and his K-9 “Gauge”, a drug dog.

Mello was transported to police headquarters where he was processed and expected to appear in Wareham District Court on Thursday morning.

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