On Thursday, September, 27, 2012 at approximately 4:30 pm, members of the Wareham Police Department Detective and Patrol Divisions executed a search warrant at #37 Cleveland Way in the Indian Mound Beach section of town. The search warrant was obtained as a result of an investigation by Wareham detectives regarding the sale and use of illegal drugs at the residence.
At the time the search warrant was executed, two targets of the investigation, 24-year-old William Spaulding of #37 Cleveland Way, and 26-year-old Mark Robbins of #81 Glen Charlie Rd., arrived in a vehicle and were subsequently detained in driveway of the residence. A search of the surrounding area and the vehicle driven by Mr. Robbins resulted in the discovery of 3 grams of heroin.
A search of the residence led to the discovery of approximately 15 grams of cocaine and several items of drug paraphernalia, including a digital scale and corner cut baggies, all of which was located in the bedroom of William Spaulding.
William Spaulding was arrested and charged with Possession of a Class B Substance (cocaine), Possession with Intent to Distribute a Class B Substance, Possession of a Class A Substance (heroin), Possession of a Class A Substance with Intent to Distribute, and Conspiracy to Violate the Controlled Substance Act. Mark Robbins was also arrested at the scene and charged with Conspiracy to Violate the Controlled Substance Act. Both parties will be arraigned at the Wareham Fourth District Court on Friday, September 28, 2012.
Chief Richard Stanley praised the investigative efforts of the Detective Division and reiterated that the Wareham Police Department is committed to ridding the town of drug dealers and users who negatively affect the daily quality of life issues in Wareham.