PAWTUCKET â€” A 19-year-old city man, John Demonte Alarcon, was arrested on numerous drug charges on Thursday following an investigation by members of the Pawtucket Police Special Squad.
According to Pawtucket Police, this investigation began on information provided by neighborhood residents and anonymous sources. Based on their findings, a court-approved search warrant for an apartment on Hatfield Street was executed on Thursday.
During a search of the apartment, police say that investigators seized 100 grams of marijuana, digital scales, packaging material indicative of street level distribution of illegal drugs, and $3,750 in cash.
Alarcon, who lived at the apartment, was taken into custody. He was brought before District Court in Providence on Thursday and arraigned on charges of possession of marijuana with intent to deliver, maintaining a common nuisance/controlled substances, and distributing/manufacturing controlled substances near a school.
Bail was set at $30,000 with surety.