On Friday, September 26, 2014 at approximately 1:30 am, Wareham Police Department Officer Aaron Pacheco noticed an illegally parked vehicle occupied by a female and a male at the Woods at Wareham Apartment complex, which is located off Swifts Beach Road in Wareham.
During investigation of the illegally parked vehicle, the female occupant, identified as 24 year old Courtney Cardoza of Onset, MA was noticed to be in possession of a plastic baggie containing approximately 20 grams of cocaine, which she attempted to kick under the police cruiser. An inventory search of the vehicle operated by Ms. Cardoza revealed two small plastic bags containing marijuana, which were packaged for sale. The male occupant was not found to be in possession of illegal substances and was not arrested at the scene.
Courtney Cardoza was placed under arrest and transported to the Wareham Police Department for booking procedures, at which time she was found to be in possession of two more plastic baggies containing a total of approximately 45 grams of cocaine and three small bags of suspected heroin.
Ms. Cardoza has been charged with Trafficking a Class B Substance (Cocaine), Possession of a Class A Substance with Intent to Distribute (Heroin), and Possession with Intent to Distribute a Class D Substance (Marijuana). She will be arraigned on the charges at Wareham Fourth District Court on Friday, September 26, 2014.