Pair face drug, weapon charges in Hyannis


Jimmy Lee Perry

HYANNIS – During the month of March 2018, Yarmouth Police initiated a joint drug investigation with Barnstable Police regarding 27 year old Jimmy Lee Perry. On March 27th Yarmouth Police, with the assistance of Barnstable Police, executed a search warrant at 125 Lewis St. in Hyannis and recovered more than 19 grams of Fentanyl from Perry’s residence. Perry was arrested and charged with Trafficking Fentanyl and ordered held on $20,000 bail. Perry, who listed himself as unemployed at booking, was able to post his bail last week at Barnstable District Court and he was subsequently released from jail.

Michael Randall Jr.

As a follow up to Yarmouth’s investigation, Barnstable Detectives continued to monitor the property on Lewis St. Barnstable Narcotics Detective Tom Chevalier began an investigation into 27 year old Michael Randall Jr., another resident living with his friend Jimmy Lee. After surveillance and controlled purchases of illegal narcotics from the residence, Detective Chevalier was granted another search warrant for 125 Lewis St., which Barnstable Detectives executed on Wednesday evening.

After an extensive search, Detectives recovered 2 handguns hidden inside a VCR in the basement of the Lewis St. home. A third firearm was located hidden in a hollowed out wall space covered by a false electrical outlet near Perry’s bedroom at 125 Lewis St. Two of the firearms recovered by detectives were loaded and the identifying serial numbers were scratched off.

Jimmy Lee Perry and Michael Randall, Jr. were subsequently arrested and charged with the Armed Career Criminal Act, 3 Counts of Unlawful Possession of Firearm and 3 Counts of Improperly Stored Firearm.

Perry has a significant adult criminal record, including guilty charges for drug and assault offenses and a guilty finding in Barnstable District Court in 2009 for Possession of a Firearm without a permit.

Michael Randall, Jr. was also free on bail regarding motor vehicle charges and has a significant violent criminal record, including a Barnstable Superior Court conviction for Felonious Possession of a Firearm with a Defaced Serial Number, Possession of a Firearm Without a Permit and Assault and Battery Dangerous Weapon.

Both suspects had their bail revoked today at Barnstable District Court for 90 days and an additional bail of $25,000 was placed on each individual regarding the new charges.
Media release and mugshots furnished by Barnstable Police