State Police Arrest Man in Bourne for Trafficking Narcotics and More

Don't text and drive when you're carrying drugs...
State Police seized this evidence following a motor vehicle stop after observing a motorist texting and driving. (MSP photo)

A motor vehicle stop by Massachusetts State Police Troopers last night at about 5:05 p.m., on Main Street in Bourne, led to the arrest of Roslindale man for trafficking narcotics and operating under the influence of drugs amongst other charges.

Members of the Troop D Community Action Team observed the operator of a gray 2005 Honda Accord, later identified as JEANCARLOS GOMEZ, 24,  texting on his cell phone while traveling in the Bourne eastbound rotary. Troopers followed the vehicle into the Enterprise Rent-a-Car lot and effected a car stop.  

While conversing with GOMEZ, Troopers detected a strong odor of marijuana, which he admitted to smoking just prior to being stopped; Troopers subsequently placed him under arrest.  As a result of a search of the vehicle, approximately four pounds of marijuana, 1,000 Adderall pills with a weight of 400 grams, five cartons containing 500 cartridges of THC, and $5,547 in cash were seized as evidence.

GOMEZ was transported to the State Police- Bourne Barracks where he was charged with the following offenses”

  1. OUI-Drugs;
  2. Negligent operation of s motor vehicle;
  3. Possess with intent to distribute a Class D narcotic (2 counts);
  4. Trafficking in a Class B narcotic;
  5. Improper use of a mobile phone; and
  6. No inspection sticker.

GOMEZ was released on $500 bail. He is scheduled to be arraigned today in Falmouth District Court. 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