From the Wareham Police Department:
At about 7:55 p.m. on Thursday, June 13, Wareham Police Officers Joseph Cardoza, Nate Aronson, and Michael Phinney responded to Brandy Hill Apartments, unit 9L, for a reported disturbance. While investigating, Officer Aronson spotted a large amount of white powdery substance and a digital scale on the kitchen table.
A male in the apartment was detained and officers further located suspected crack cocaine, powder cocaine, suspected heroin, several pills, and over $2,300 cash. Placed under arrest was Nicholas C. Marchi, 32, of Plymouth. He is charged with possession with intent to distribute a Class “A” drug, and two counts of possession with intent to distribute a Class “B” drug. A detective and reserve officer Eric Kanavos assisted at the scene. Officer Phinney was treated and released from Tobey Hospital for a minor injury incurred while searching the suspect.
In other police news, Officers Zina Kelsch and Jon Verhaegen arrested James J. Dalton, 53, of Wareham, on Wednesday morning. Mr. Dalton was taken into custody on Kimberly Court as the result of two warrants and he was additionally charged with possession of ammunition without a firearms permit.
At 10:15 a.m. on Friday morning, Acting Chief John Walcek and Officer Blaise Lalli arrested Jose Monteiro, 27, of Fall River, for operating without a license. The arrest was made after a report of suspicious activity on Cranberry Highway near Charlotte Furnace road.