Kevin W. Kobza, Lieutenant/PIO
1 Bryant St.
Fairhaven, MA 02719
For Immediate Release
Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018
Contact: Benjamin Paulin
Email: [email protected]
Fairhaven Police Charge Man with Trafficking Heroin
FAIRHAVEN — Lt. Kevin Kobza reports that the Fairhaven Police Department arrested a man and charged him with trafficking heroin on Wednesday.
DOMINIQUE KING, AGE 33, OF NEW BEDFORD was charged with Trafficking Over 18 Grams of Heroin and Conspiracy to Violate Drug Laws.
At approximately noon Wednesday, Fairhaven Police detectives observed individuals engaged in activity that they recognized as being consistent with conducting a drug transaction.
After further investigation, police arrested KING after he had allegedly sold heroin to a female party.
Detectives seized over 28 grams of heroin and more than $600 in cash from KING during the arrest.
KING was arraigned at Third District Court Thursday morning and he was ordered to be held without bail pending a dangerousness hearing on Sept. 13.
These are allegations. All suspects are innocent until proven guilty.