Two men have been arrested and charged with suspected illegal narcotics and possession of an illegal firearm Friday afternoon.
Fall River Police Department Vice and Intelligence Unit executed a search warrant at a residence home on Buffington Street in Fall River based on a drug investigation. Detectives recovered a semi-automatic pistol belonging to 27-year-old David Verdieu who was confirmed to not have a Massachusetts firearm license to carry. FRPD Detectives also found suspected illegal narcotics belong to 37-year-old Kirk Howe. The suspected drugs included crack cocaine, fentanyl, clonazepam, alprazolam, and gabapentin.
Verdieu had 3 charges placed on him including possession of a firearm without a FID Card. Howe has 6 charges including possession of Class A through Class E drugs.