On Wednesday, May 17, 2023 as part of an ongoing narcotics investigation, members of the Vice, Intelligence, and Gang Unit were conducting surveillance on an individual suspected of illegal narcotics sales in the City of Fall River..
The surveillance operation culminated with a traffic stop in the area of Milliken Boulevard. Once detectives made contact with the individual he was taken into custody for operating the vehicle with a suspended license.
A subsequent search of the vehicle lead to the discovery of approximately 500 grams of a white powdery substance suspected to be fentanyl, an additional 1.3 grams of suspected fentanyl, and $440 in U.S. Currency.
Edwin Miliano, 26, was charged with trafficking over 200 grams of a Class A Drug and operating a motor vehicle after suspension.