Police: Man sold marijuana, cocaine from his East Providence home

Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) ─ Police charged an East Providence man after finding thousands of dollars worth of marijuana and cocaine inside his home.

Ryan Brasil, 26, was arrested Wednesday after detectives executed a search warrant at his home on Juniper Street.

Brasil’s arrest stems from a two-month-long narcotics investigation, during which detectives learned he was distributing narcotics, according to police.

While searching his home, detectives found roughly 205 grams of cocaine with a street value of $9,000, approximately 4.5 pounds of marijuana with a street value of more than $11,000 and 113 Adderall pills with a street value of $3,000.

Police said they also found more than $6,000 in cash, as well as a Glock model 48 9mm semi-automatic pistol, a Taurus G2C 9mm semi-automatic pistol and two large capacity 9mm magazines with ammunition.

Brasil is facing a series of drug and firearm charges, including two counts of using a firearm when committing a crime of violence, distribution and manufacturing a controlled substance near a school.

He is currently being held without bail at the ACI pending his next court date.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Providence

12 on 12 - Cold Case Cards: All In

More Cold Case Cards All In
PINPOINT WEATHER // Quick Links:

Dan Yorke State of Mind

DYSOM 9/17/2021: RI DLT Director Matt Weldon

More Dan Yorke State of Mind

Don't Miss

LIVE CAMS on WPRI.com

More Live Cams
Viewer Pa on WPRI.com

Community Events & Happenings

More Community