The executed a search of a Stoughton residence Friday evening, which resulted in the recovery of multiple drugs and the arrest of a Stoughton man.
Stoughton Police, under the direction of Detective Sgt. Robert Welch, served a search warrant at 47 Wheeler Circle #152 at 8 p.m. on Jan. 6, recovering 8 pounds of marijuana, hundreds of Percocet pills, a handgun and $80,000, according to the Stoughton Police Department’s website.
Michael Fraser, 30, was charged with possession to distribute a Class D substance; possession to distribute a Class B substance; drug violation near a school or park (Wheeler Circle is within 1,000 feet of the Hansen Elementary School); Class D drug possession; Class B drug possession; and carrying a firearm without a license.
Stoughton Police were working off intelligence from the Weymouth Police Department that said Fraser was storing drugs in his Stoughton residence, according to Stoughton Police Executive Officer Robert Devine.
The Weymouth Police Department, which assisted in the drug bust Friday night, also charged Fraser for drug activity in that town.
Detective and officers and also responded from the Stoughton Police Department. In addition to Weymouth, Stoughton received assistance from the Canton and Randolph police departments.
Devine said making this type of arrest is “fantastic” for the police department.
“The detective division is so depleted; they’re working miracles back there,” Devine said. “I couldn’t be prouder.”