Yarmouth Police Arrest Six for Heroin and Attacks on Police

Apparently a veritable den of career criminals...
Michael A. Geggatt, age 28, of Yarmouth had 39 priors on his record when arrested by Yarmouth Police Wednesday (YPD booking photo)

From the Yarmouth Police Department (verbatim)

On Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at 4PM, Yarmouth Police Department Proactive Anti-Crime Unit Officer Sean Geary conducted a motor vehicle stop of a black Chevrolet Blazer MA 5HE687, registered to John M. Lopez of Hyannis, on Autumn Way in South Yarmouth.

Anti-Crime Unit Officer Geary observed a small bag of heroin in the vehicle. Officer Geary further learned that a wanted person was currently inside a nearby home at 12 Amelia Way.

Yarmouth Police Officers went to the home and encountered Michael Geggatt and placed him under arrest.

Inside the home Police Officers observed in plain view a large amount of drug paraphernalia, syringes, cotton swabs, metal caps used for cooking heroin, and empty corner cut bags.

Police Officers also observed Michael Santos in the process of using heroin with a syringe in his hand and a small bag of heroin next to him.

Yarmouth Police Department Detectives arrived at the home and during a search of one of the rooms, Detectives and Police Officers observed Timothy Dafinee sitting on the floor of the bedroom and an unknown male at the door.

Seconds after opening the bedroom door, the male slammed the door on a Detective striking him. The male subject then jumped onto the bed in an attempt to get away.

A Yarmouth Police K9 Officer assisted the Detective and fellow Police Officers and the attack on the Detective was overcome. Unfortunately during the attack, the Detective was stuck with a used syringe and was later treated at Cape Cod Hospital for this infectious exposure.

Dafinee and the male party, identified as Euclides Matias of Boston, were placed in handcuffs.

A search of the room was conducted and heroin was located in the room.

During a search of Matias, 2 large bags of heroin fell out of Matias underwear onto the floor. The two bags weighed approximately 32 grams.

Additional drug evidence was seized from the residence including $1,601 U.S. currency and a digital scale.

The following criminals were arrested and transported to Yarmouth Police Department Headquarters:

Refer To Arrest: 18-667-AR
Arrest: MICHAEL A. GEGGATT (39 Priors)
Address: 910 ALEWIFE CIR YARMOUTH, MA
Age: 28
Charges: 
WARRANT
WARRANT

Refer To Arrest: 18-669-AR
Arrest: TIMOTHY W. DAFFINEE (15 Priors)
Address: 43 DAVIS RD S YARMOUTH, MA
Age: 32
Charges: 
POSSESS CLASS A HEROIN

Refer To Arrest: 18-670-AR
Arrest: MICHAEL EDWARD SANTOS (3 Priors)
Address: 19 HIDDEN ACRES AVE W YARMOUTH, MA
Age: 29
Charges: 
POSSESS CLASS A HEROIN

Refer To Arrest: 18-671-AR
Arrest: ZACHARY CODY TUERS (17 Priors) 
Address: 12 AMELIA WAY S YARMOUTH, MA
Age: 29
Charges: 
WARRANT
WARRANT
WARRANT
WARRANT

Refer To Arrest: 18-672-AR
Arrest: EUCLIDES MATIAS (29 Priors)
Address: 6 ESTABROOK RD ROXBURY, MA
Age: 31
Charges: 
WARRANT
ASSAULT AND BATTERY WHILE ARMED WITH A DANGEROUS WEAPON
ASSAULT AND BATTERY ON A POLICE OFFICER
RESISTING ARREST
HEROIN/MORPHINE/OPIUM, TRAFFICKING IN 18- 36 Grams

All are scheduled for arraignment in the Barnstable District Court this morning.

The following was summonsed:

Summons: PAULINA GONTARZ (11 Priors)
Address: 12 AMERLIA WAY SOUTH YARMOUTH
Age: 26
Charge:
POSSESS CLASS A HEROIN

The Town of Yarmouth has been notified of the rental property at 12 Amelia Way and will conduct a follow-up and review of licensing and sanitary conditions.

The Command Staff of the Yarmouth Police Department commends all of the Officers involved in this arrest and reminds everyone to call us anytime 24/7 if you have any information regarding drugs, thefts, or any other illegal activity or questions or concerns about your safety.

We will ALWAYS be there...


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