Yarmouth/Barnstable Police Detectives/Drug Arrests


Yarmouth Police Detectives and members of the pro-active ant-crime unit teamed up with Barnstable Police Detectives Wednesday to execute a search warrant at 230 Gosnold Street, unit M-8 in Hyannis.

Inside they encountered and secured 35 year old John Benevides and his wife, 29 year old Ashley Benevides.

A search of the apartment turned up several knotted baggies of Fentanyl, two bags of Cocaine, a number of pills and drug paraphernalia plus more than 13-hundred dollars in cash.

Both Benevides were arrested and charged with trafficking Fentanyl, and possession to distribute a laundry list of drugs including Cocaine, Crack Cocaine, Suboxone, Oxycodone and Xanax.

The pair were arraigned Thursday in Barnstable District Court.

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