Road rage incident leads to arrest for cocaine and marijuana distribution

golayhenryleeiiiYARMOUTH – Yarmouth Police report that on Monday at 12:02 p.m. the dispatch center received a phone call from a concerned citizen motorist stating he was witnessing an active road rage incident on Route 28 in West Yarmouth.

The motorist reported that he viewed the road rage incident with the two motor vehicles traveling east directly in front of him through Baker Square near the Yarmouth/Barnstable town line in West Yarmouth in the area where the roadway merges to one lane. A gray Honda Accord traveling immediately in front of the caller tried to pass a blue Chevrolet sedan as the roadway narrowed. The caller stated the gray Honda kept right on the bumper of the blue Chevrolet for approximately two miles until the vehicles stopped at a red signal light at the intersection of Route 28 and South Sea Avenue.

Yarmouth Police Department Patrol Officer Louis Nickinello, Jr. subsequently stopped the Honda Accord in the area of 1180 Route 28 in South Yarmouth. Patrol Officer George Tsoukalas arrived on scene a moment later and was present as Officer Nickinello approached and engaged the lone occupant/operator of the vehicle. The operator did not have any a license or any identification in his possession. He was eventually identified as Henry L. Golay, III. and it was determined that his license to operate was suspended and he was placed under arrest.

Inside the vehicle officers located a clear mason jar containing numerous individual buds of marijuana. The mason jar was seized, the suspect was transported to Yarmouth Police Department Headquarters and the vehicle was impounded.

Yarmouth Police Proactive Anti-Crime Unit Officer Nicholas Ambrosini arrived in the cell block area and examined the mason jar and found that it consisted of 22 individual nuggets or “buds” of marijuana inside a clear plastic baggie which was then sealed inside the jar. The marijuana had a weight of 1 ounce.

During the booking process, a clear plastic baggie was discovered hidden in the suspect’s buttocks area. The baggie contained 2 individual baggies of a white powdery substance determined to be 1.25 grams of cocaine. In addition to the charge of operating after license suspended (subsequent offense), Golay was additionally charged with possession with intent to distribute a Class B substance (cocaine)(subsequent offense), and distributing a Class D substance (marijuana)(subsequent offense)

All drugs were tagged and placed into evidence as well as cash determined to be profits from drug transactions. The suspect, with 37 prior criminal charges in Massachusetts, was scheduled for arraignment in the Barnstable District Court.
Media release and mugshot furnished by Yarmouth Police

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