Members of the Yarmouth Police Department Detective Division Drug Enforcement Unit and the Proactive Anti-Crime Unit assisted United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agents last Friday in the apprehension of Gabriel Martins, 19, of Marstons Mills, and originally from Brazil
Martins was arrested by the Yarmouth Police Department in December 2017 for trafficking in 33 grams of cocaine and also in possession of 28 grams of marijuana when he was found in a vehicle parked at Bayview Beach in West Yarmouth.
Joint surveillance by ICE and Yarmouth Police was conducted during the early morning hours of January 19th and Martins was observed arriving at 23 Whites Path in South Yarmouth where he worked as a cleaner. He was taken into custody without incident.
He was transported directly to Rhode Island for processing at the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement Regional Office.