Hyannis woman arrested for trafficking fentanyl

YARMOUTH – On Wednesday March 30, 2022, at approximately 2:00 PM, law enforcement Investigators from the Yarmouth Police Department and Barnstable Police Department working with the DEA Cape Cod Resident Office, and the Massachusetts State Police served a search warrant at an apartment complex in Hyannis. The search warrant was obtained as a result of an investigation involving the illegal drug distribution from an apartment unit rented by the target of the investigation.

During the search, members of the Yarmouth Narcotics Division, Barnstable Police, DEA Cape Cod Office and Mass State Police officers assisted by Yarmouth Police K9 Gauge located a large quantity of narcotics believed to be Cocaine, Fentanyl, and Ecstasy with a total weight of approximately 180 grams. Also seized was $12,000 in cash and items believed to be drug paraphernalia. Located during the search warrant were 212 counterfeit Oxycodone Blue Pills marked M-30 . Those pills tested positive for Fentanyl.
The Fentanyl pills were counterfeit pills disguised to look like Oxycodone Prescription Pills, 4 out of 10 Counterfeit Pills contain a potentially lethal dose of Fentanyl.
Criminal drug networks are mass producing fake pills and falsely marketing them as legitimate prescription pills to deceive the American public.

The following individual was arrested at the scene.
Arrest: Macedo, Luana
Address: Barnstable Rd Hyannis, MA
Age: 32
Charges: Trafficking Fentanyl 10 Grams or more.
Trafficking Cocaine 100-200 grams or more
Possession with intent to Distribute Class B (Ecstasy)
Macedo was later transported to the Yarmouth Police Department for booking and was later bailed on $5,000.00 cash bail, Macedo was arraigned at the Barnstable First District Court on Friday March 31st.

Anyone having information related to this incident, or other crimes, is urged to contact the Yarmouth Police Department at 508-775-0445.

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