Dennis and Yarmouth Police execute search warrant and arrest two heroin dealers

Lloyd O’Brien (l) and Ashley Hope (r)

YARMOUTH – Yarmouth Police report that on Thursday, a search warrant authored by Detective Thomas Downs of the Dennis Police Department was obtained from Second District Court of Orleans authorizing the search of 601 Willow Street Apt A, South Yarmouth, Massachusetts.

The search warrant authorized Police Officers to search for Heroin, a Class A controlled substance and evidence related to the distribution of Heroin.

The search warrant also authorized the search of Lloyd O’Brien and Ashley Hope along with a 2012 white Nissan Versa bearing Massachusetts registration 2LS261 and any persons present in the location to be searched.

At approximately 4:00 p.m., Yarmouth Police and Dennis Police Detectives, Proactive Anti-Crime Unit Officers, and Patrol Officers executed the search warrant at their residence at 601 Willow Street Apartment A in South Yarmouth and seized the following:

  • Packaged Heroin 16.5 grams
  • Sandwich Baggies
  • Three Digital Scale Scales
  • Cash totaling $81.00
  • Empty/loose corner cut bags
  • Box of baking soda (drug cut)

Lloyd Thomas O’Brien and Ashley Hope—both well known to Cape Cod Law Enforcement—were placed under arrest on charges of possession of a Class A substance (heroin) and conspiracy to violate the controlled substance act. They were transported to Yarmouth Police Department Headquarters where they were booked and processed. Both are scheduled for arraignment in the Barnstable District Court on Friday, December 23, 2016.

Yarmouth Police applaud the strong teamwork of the Dennis and Yarmouth Police Departments and remind everyone that they will continue to proactively seek and arrest heroin dealers and users throughout the year—even at Christmas.

Media release and photos furnished by Yarmouth Police


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