Rick Smith, Chief of Police
1 Union St.
Wakefield, MA 01880
For Immediate Release
Monday, Jan. 29, 2018
Contact: John Guilfoil
Wakefield Police Arrest Man on Drug Charges Following Traffic Stop
WAKEFIELD – Chief Rick Smith reports that the Wakefield Police Department arrested a man on drug charges last night following a motor vehicle stop.
ALESSANDRO CAPOBIANCO, AGE 41, OF SOMERVILLE is charged with:
- Possession to Distribute a Class D Drug (marijuana)
- Possession to Distribute a Class E Drug (Ativan, naloxone, hydrochloride, Vidalista)
- Possession to Distribute a Class B Drug (methamphetamine, amphetamine)
On Sunday, Jan. 28, at 8:17 p.m., a Wakefield Police Officer on patrol on MacArthur Road conducted a motor vehicle stop on a gray 2017 Ford Edge after noticing the car’s headlights were not turned on.
During the motor vehicle stop, the operator, identified as CAPOBIANCO, was found to be in possession of several drugs and drug paraphernalia. He was placed under arrest without incident.
CAPOBIANCO was booked at the Wakefield Police Department and later released on bail.