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During the past two months, Detectives assigned to the WEB Task force have been investigating claims that a male party was selling MDMA also known as “MOLLY”, Marijuana and other narcotics in and around Whitman and the surrounding communities. Throughout the course of this investigation Detectives developed probable cause that one such individual, later identified as Cole McCarthy 19 years of age, was arranging sales from the confines of his residence, located at #7
Patriot Lane in Whitman, as well has his vehicle to make narcotics deliveries and sales. Upon developing probable cause that Mr. McCarthy was involved in narcotics distribution, WEB Detectives applied for and were granted two search warrants, one for the residence and a second search warrant for Mr. McCarthy’s vehicle.
At the conclusion of both search
warrants Mr. McCarthy was placed under arrest and transported back to
the Whitman Police Department to be booked and processed where he is
being held on $1,040 cash bail. The Detective who was nearly struck
suffered no injuries and declined medical treatment. At the
completion of the search warrants, Detectives seized various items
associated with Narcotics distribution, packaging material, scales
and cutting agents commonly associated with MDMA. In addition to drug
packaging and associated effects Detectives also seized:
The WEB task force is a collaborative
effort of the five agencies to proactively investigate narcotics
crimes and other major crimes that plague our communities.
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