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.

Joe Sousa. January 30, 2013 at 11:33 AM
Must be taking happy drugs. Grinning ear to ear
BD January 30, 2013 at 11:43 AM
Maybe he just heard you lost the election.
Renee Cwiek January 30, 2013 at 12:18 PM
Disgusting. Classless. Pig.
RU Serious? January 30, 2013 at 05:45 PM
Joe Hello kettle, this is pot calling Yep. You're black. That is all.
Just Another Taxpayer January 30, 2013 at 07:43 PM
Joe, those are some of the screen names you have used over the past few years.
Richard Joslin January 31, 2013 at 01:24 AM
RU Serious? RU Serious? Or deleterious
BD January 31, 2013 at 01:45 AM
Class act once again Joe/Jethro/Notorious/Biker Hd/Crazy Richard/crime boss/Richard Joslin. Glad to see you are still "only posting with your real name".
Richard Joslin January 31, 2013 at 01:58 AM
BIg Douse Read my name you silly little man Does it look familiar


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