Westport Man Arrested on Multiple Drug Charges
Tiverton Police arrested a Westport man on multiple drug charges following a routine traffic stop on Sunday.
Tiverton Police charged a Westport, MA man with two counts of drug possession on Sunday following a traffic stop on Crandall Road.
Edward Medeiros, 39, of 366 Sanford Road, Westport, MA, was arrested on Sunday, Jan. 27 at 6:20 p.m. and charged with misdemeanor possession on marijuana, felony possession of Hydrocodone and driving in possession of a controlled substance.
Police stopped Medeiros on Crandall Road for speeding after an officer allegedly clocked him driving 60 mph in a posted 40 mph zone. Upon approaching Medeiros vehicle, police alleged they could smell an ordor of marijuana coming from within the car.
During a subsequent search, police found a wooden pipe, seven marijuana cigarettes and several Hydrocodone pills for which Medeiros did not have prescription.
Medeiros was charged and arraigned by a bail commissioner later that day and released on $1,000 personal recognizance.