Whitman: Police Arrest Man Suspected of Narcotics Distribution

A Boston man is accused of selling narcotics in and around Whitman.

East Bridgewater Police say detectives assigned to the WEB Task force arrested 19-year-old Jordys Bolivar Arias-Gonzalez following an investigation.

Detectives obtained a warrant based on probable cause that Arias-Gonzalez was involved in the sale of Heroin, Fentanyl and other narcotics.

Arias-Gonzalez was observed Thursday in an area in Whitman known to detectives that he frequented to conduct suspected narcotic transactions.

A vehicle stop was initiated and he was placed under arrest.

Police say that during the course of the arrest several items associated with narcotics distribution, several phones, and cash, consistent with profits from street-level sales of Narcotics were seized.

Arias-Gonzalez was arraigned at Brockton District Court on 3 counts of Distribution of a Class B Substance (Fentanyl).

Whitman Police will be requesting for forfeiture through the Plymouth County District Attorney’s office.


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Dan McCready is a South Shore native who’s happy to be back working in his home region. After graduating from Catholic Memorial High School, GO KNIGHTS! Dan attended Suffolk University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BA in Communications. After college Dan worked as a standup comic and actor appearing in several theatrical productions, independent films, and worked as a background extra in films and TV shows including Fever Pitch, Underdog, and Brotherhood while also working as a weekend overnight DJ on Easy 99.1. Eventually Dan began covering the Boston entertainment scene for Production Live Online and, after being bit by the journalism bug, decided to further his studies at Northeastern University, where he earned his master's degree. Since that time Dan has worked across many media platforms for organizations including the Patriot Ledger, Cape Cod Broadcasting, and 1420 WBSM in New Bedford. Dan is currently residing in Milton and enjoys hanging out with friends, candlepin bowling, playing video games, and making videos for his fledgling YouTube Channel.