Fall River man arrested on multiple charges

Nov 28, 2021

A Fall River man was arrested on Black Friday on multiple charges, including trafficing narcotics.

Dartmouth police were called at approximately at 1:15 p.m. to a reported shoplifting at the Walmart located at 506 State Road.

While investigating the complaint, an officer observed one of the suspected shoplifters, identified as 35-year-old Daniel Tavares, throw something behind some vending machines. After a search near the machines, police discovered plastic bags containing 25 grams of suspected oxycontin tablets.

Tavares was placed under arrest and charged with trafficking Oxycodone and shoplifting.

During booking, officers also seized $1,777.00 from Tavares.