WAREHAM- Wareham Police arrested three people in a Dollar Tree parking lot yesterday afternoon after were allegedly found to be using heroin.
Around 3 p.m. off-duty Wareham Police Officer Robert McLain noticed three occupants of vehicle using heroin in the parking lot of the Dollar Tree store located in the Cranberry Plaza.
Officer McLain notified the Wareham Police Department of his observances and requested units to the scene.
Upon arrival of back-up police units, police say the three parties were searched and placed under arrest.
A search of a male occupant revealed he was in possession of a small plastic bag containing a brown powdery substance believed to be heroin.
A small amount of heroin and related drug paraphernalia was also found during a search of the vehicle.
The three parties arrested at the scene and their criminal charges are as follows:
33-year-old Henrique Goncalves of Onset was charged with Possession of a Class A Controlled Substance (heroin), 37-year-old Jamal Wilson of Bourne was charged with Possession of a Class A Controlled Substance (heroin) and 25 year-old Jaimee Morris of Wareham was charged with Possession of a Class A Controlled Substance (heroin).
All three were arraigned today on the charges at Wareham 4th District Court.