Two Men Arrested in Fall River

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.