Ware police arrest man for trafficking cocaine

Hampshire County

WARE, Mass. (WWLP) – A man from Ware was arrested after police executed a search warrant at his basement apartment Friday morning.

According to a news release sent to 22News from Ware Police Detective Kyle Whitcomb, officers from Ware, Monson, Warren and the State Police executed a search warrant in a basement apartment located at 27-29 Eddy Street in Ware.

Officers seized a large amount of crack cocaine, cocaine, and cash consistent with a high-level narcotics trafficking business. Police arrested 29-year-old Derek Tweedie and is charged with the following:

  • Trafficking a Class B Drug 36-100 grams (Cocaine/Crack Cocaine
  • Manufacturing a Class B Substance (Crack Cocaine)
  • Resisting Arrest
  • Assault & Battery on a Police Officer

Tweedie is scheduled to be arraigned in Eastern Hampshire District Court in Belchertown Friday.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Only on WWLP.com | Digital First

More Digital First

Trending Stories

Donate Today