Barnstable Police Seize Gun and Narcotics During Traffic Stop

police carHYANNIS – Barnstable Poice seized a handgun and drugs during a traffic stop on Main Street in Hyannis Sunday evening resulting in three arrests.

Around 5:30 p.m., An officer pulled over a motor vehicle for a defective taillight  and a market lanes violation.

According to police, when the officer approached the vehicle he smelled marijuana and said the driver’s eye’s looked red and glassy.

After backup arrived, searches of the 3 passengers were performed.

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The searches uncovered heroin, marijuana and a loaded .38 caliber revolver.

The passenger in the backseat, an unamed juvenile from Brockton, was found to be carrying the revolver and was arrested for Unlawful Possession of a Firearm.

The driver, Jeffrey Bartelmy, 19, of Stoughton, was arrested for operating under the influence of drugs.

A third passenger, Collin Peters, 18, of Mashpee, was placed under arrest for Possession of a Class A Drug, heroin, and Possession of a Class D Drug, marijuana.