Man charged with three drug-related charges in Dartmouth

May 15, 2023

A New Bedford man has been charged with three drug-related charges, according to Dartmouth police.

Carl Taylor, 27, was arrested on Thursday, May 11 for suspected possession of fentanyl, MDMA (commonly referred to as “ecstasy’’) and with suspected intent to distribute cocaine, police said.

The drugs were discovered during a traffic stop on State Road in North Dartmouth around 10:30 p.m., police said.

During the search of the passenger side compartment, Officer Caden Kehoe located suspected MDMA, as well as a white powdery substance believed to be cocaine, Dartmouth police said. As a result of this discovery, Kehoe placed Taylor under arrest.

In addition to the suspected narcotics, an electronic scale, plastic baggies and $510 were found in the vehicle, police said.