Tiverton police seize nearly a pound of marijuana

Posted 10/26/21

Monday, Oct. 18

Police got a call about an erratic driver on Merritt Avenue just after 10 a.m. Officers looked, to no avail.

Police investigated a report of vandalism at the Tiverton Casino …

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Tiverton police seize nearly a pound of marijuana

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Monday, Oct. 18

Police got a call about an erratic driver on Merritt Avenue just after 10 a.m. Officers looked, to no avail.

Police investigated a report of vandalism at the Tiverton Casino Hotel.

Police were called out to Beth Road just after 8 p.m. for a noise complaint.

Michael S. Deus, 31, of 24 Lake Road, Tiverton, was charged with possession of a controlled substance, 10 grams or less, after police pulled him over on Stafford Road at 9:04 p.m.

Police looked for but could not locate an erratic driver reported on Route 24 at 11:45 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 19

Police got a call about a bad check.

A hunting complaint came in from Seapowet beach just after 10 a.m.

A Stone Church Road resident reported a possible scam.

A trespassing complaint came in from State Avenue just after 4 p.m.

A walk-in at police headquarters reported a neighbor dispute on Randolph Avenue.

Wednesday, Oct. 20

A fireworks complaint drew police to Bulgarmarsh Road at 1:50 a.m., and again at 4:28 a.m.

A walk-in reported possible fraud.

A caller complained about trash being dumped at the Park and Ride on Fish Road.

Police were called to the Pocasset School for a disturbance just after 5 p.m.

Sabrina R. McCarty, 30, of 75 Laura St., Tiverton, was charged with domestic simple assault and/or battery and domestic disorderly conduct, after police were called to Laura Street at 8:13 p.m. for a disturbance.

Thursday, Oct. 21

William D. Murchison, 35, of 34 Whipple St., third floor, Fall River, was charged with possession of a weapon other than a firearm, after police pulled him over on Tiverton Casino Boulevard at 1:24 a.m.

A caller reported the violation of a temporary restraining order/no contact order.

A Tiverton woman reported harassment and threats.

Police looked for but could not locate an off-road vehicle after getting a complaint of a dirt bike/ATV on Clegg Avenue.

Derek O. Couto, 39, of 19 High Hill Road, Dartmouth, was charged with driving under the influence of liquor, BAC unknown, after police pulled him over on Canning Boulevard at 10:34 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 22

Three men were arrested after police seized nearly a pound of marijuana at the Tiverton Casino just before 2 a.m. Police were doing routing patrols in the area when they spotted a 2012 Honda parked in the rear area of the casino parking garage's top floor. It was occupied by three men. An officer reported that as he approached the car, he could smell a strong odor of marijuana, and when he looked inside he noticed several marijuana roaches in plain sight. The driver, David E. Vasconcelos Edmundso, 19, of 37 Burton Road, Braintree, Ma., admitted to having marijuana in the car, police said. Police searched the vehicle and found a backpack containing about 5.6 ounces of marijuana, another backpack containing approximately 7.21 ounces, and a satchel/fanny pack containing approximately three ounces of marijuana. Mr. Edmundso and the two other men in the car, Paulo V. Barbosa, 20, of 50 Clarence St., Apt. 3, Brockton, Ma., and Yuri A. Barbosa, 20, of 100 Winthrop St., Apt. 2, Taunton, Ma., were each charged with possession of more than one ounce of marijuana.

Anthony J. Fiandaca, 33, of 556 High St., Apt. 1, Fall River, Ma., was charged with possession of a controlled substance, 10 grams or less, obstructing an officer, and cited for driving with a suspended, revoked or cancelled license, after police pulled him over on Main Road at 5:08 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 23

Police investigated a suspicious person complaint taken from Route 24 at 12:45 a.m.

Kevin James Taylor, 37, of 40 Potter St., Dartmouth, Ma., was charged with driving under the influence of liquor, BAC .1 to .15, after police pulled him over on Route 24 at 1:22 a.m.

Stacy A. Trahan-Lima, 56, of 26 College Lane, Apt. 2, North Dartmouth, Ma., was charged with driving under the influence of liquor, BAC unknown, after police pulled her over on Tiverton Casino Boulevard at 3:11 a.m.

Mario A. Benjamin, 27, of 26 Kenyon Road, Tiverton, was charged with domestic vandalism and domestic disorderly conduct, after police were called to Kenyon Road at 5:33 a.m.

A Fall River woman walked in to report harassment and threats.

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