Cape Wide News for Sunday September 9th, 2012
Eastham men facing heroin charges
EASTHAM - On Saturday at approximately 12:06 p.m., two men identified as: Michael Albanese and Philip Schmidt, both 36 of Eastham, were arrested for possession of a large quantity of Heroin, subsequent to a motor vehicle stop on Route 6 in Eastham. Both subjects were arrested and charged with Possession of a Class A Substance with Intent to Distribute and Conspiracy to Violate Drug Laws.
Police sat they found approximately 500 bags of Heroin hidden inside the vehicle occupied by both men. The Heroin seized has a street value of approximately $5,000.00. Approximately $4,100.00 in cash and the vehicle transporting the Heroin were also seized with the arrest.
The arrests were the result of an investigation conducted by the Eastham Police in collaboration with, Truro Police, Wellfleet Police, and the Massachusetts State Police. Members of the Cape Cod Drug Task Force assisted in the investigation with officers from the following departments: Provincetown Police, Brewster Police, Chatham Police, Harwich Police, and Yarmouth Police.
Both Albanese and Schmidt posted bail, and are due to be arraigned in Orleans District Court on Monday.
Media release and photo furnished by Eastham Police
Wellfleet to hold 9/11 ceremony on Tuesday
WELLFLEET - The Wellfleet Police and Fire Departments will be hosting a 9-11 Remembrance on Tuesday 9/11/2012 at 10:00 am, outside the Police and Fire stations. Members of the public are invited to attend and tour the fire station. The 9-11 Remembrance will be a short event consisting of a short opening statement, ringing of the fire bell, moment of silence and reading of the Firefighter’s pledge.
Media release furnished by Wellfleet Police
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