Westport man, Dartmouth woman arrested on drug charges

Aug 29, 2021

A Westport man and Dartmouth woman were arrested by Dartmouth Police narcotics detectives Friday, Aug. 27, in conjunction with an extensive narcotics investigation.

John Oliveira, 61, of Sodom Road, Westport, was charged with possession with intent to distribute Class B drug (subsequent offense), two counts of possession with intent to distribute a Class B drug, two counts of possession of a Class B drug, conspiracy to violate drug laws, and resisting arrest.

This is the second time in a little more than a month that Oliveira has been arrested for narcotics violations by Dartmouth Police narcotics detectives.

Bernadette Saucier, 58, of Highland Avenue, Dartmouth was charged with possession of a class B drug and conspiracy to violate drug laws

As a result of their arrests, approximately 1.25 grams of suspected cocaine, four grams of suspected crack cocaine, and pills, believed to be Oxycodone, were seized. In addition,$371 in cash was also seized.