Ware police conduct 2nd drug raid in 24 hour span - Western Mass News - WGGB/WSHM

Ware police conduct 2nd drug raid in 24 hour span

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Melissa Holmes & Johnathan Wallace were arrested and charged following an executed search warrant in Ware on Saturday. (Ware Police Department) Melissa Holmes & Johnathan Wallace were arrested and charged following an executed search warrant in Ware on Saturday. (Ware Police Department)
WARE, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -

Multiple police departments executed drug related search warrants in Ware on Friday and Saturday.

Ware police told Western Mass News that officers recovered nearly 15 grams of crack cocaine and approximately $400 cash at a residence on East Street on Saturday morning.

Johnathan Wallace and Melissa Holmes were arrested and charged with Possession with Intent to Distribute Class B (cocaine) and Conspiracy to Violate Drug Laws.

The Saturday drug related search warrant comes hours after Ware Police, Amherst Police K-9 and the Palmer Police K-9 executed a search warrant on North Street resulting in 5 suspects arrested and charged.

The Massachusetts Department of Public Heath cited the town of Ware as number one in the Commonwealth for opioid-related overdoses per capita.

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