Drugs, ghost guns seized at South Grafton home


Drugs, ghost guns seized at South Grafton home
Matthew P. Cote has been charged with drug trafficking and possession with intent to distribute.

GRAFTON – A Grafton man is facing a slew of drug charges following an investigation at Keith Hill Road on Wednesday, April 3.

At 11:50 a.m., Grafton Police and the Blackstone Valley Drug & Counter-Crime Task Force executed a search warrant at a Keith Hill Road home as part of an ongoing narcotics investigation, according to a press release from the Grafton Police Department. 

During the search, officers found fentanyl, over 18 grams of cocaine, prescription pills, packaging materials, digital scales and several cell phones. Police said the investigating officers identified the items as part of a narcotic distribution operation at the residence.

Officers also seized two self-manufactured firearms, also known as ghost guns; a stun gun; ammunition; U.S. currency and a dirt bike that was confirmed by Attleboro Police as being stolen.

 Matthew P. Cote, 38, of South Grafton, was charged with trafficking class B (cocaine) greater than 18 grams; possession with intent to distribute class B (cocaine); possession of class B (cocaine); possession with intent to distribute class A (fentanyl/heroin); possession of class A (fentanyl/heroin); possession of class E (sertraline hydrochloride); possession of ammunition without FID, two counts of possession of firearm without a LTC; improper storage of firearm; possession of electronic stun gun; and receiving stolen property over $1,200.

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