Yarmouth Police PAC and K9 Gauge Arrest Woman for Crack

51 year old Dennis woman charged with possession...
Jennifer E. Riccardi, age 51, of Dennis was charged with possession of cocaine. (YPD booking photo)

From the Yarmouth Police (verbatim):

Incident Synopsis
On Wednesday, October 2, 2019, at 6PM, Proactive Anti-Crime Unit Officer Nick Ambrosini stopped a motor vehicle on Old Main Street in South Yarmouth for a motor vehicle violation.

During the stop, the two female occupants were identified three glass pipes used for smoking crack cocaine were observed sticking out of a Newport cigarette package inside the vehicle.

Fellow Proactive Anti-Crime Unit Officer Ryan Murphy arrived as back up and Officer Ambrosini’s Drug Detection K9 Gauge was deployed.

K9 Gauge helped locate a clear knotted plastic bag inside the purse of one of the occupants with crack cocaine inside of it as well located two additional glass pipes used for smoking crack cocaine.

The owner of the purse admitted to the possession and was placed under arrest.

The cocaine and five crack pipes were secured and are being held as evidence.

The subject was transported to Yarmouth Police Department Headquarters and is due for arraignment in the Barnstable District Court today.

Refer To Arrest: 19-880-AR
Age: 51

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