DARTMOUTH, Mass. (WPRI) — Two people are facing charges after police say they were caught driving a stolen SUV in Dartmouth.
According to police, officers followed the Honda Pilot that was reported stolen out of Dorchester as it pulled into a Walgreens parking lot on State Road.
Police approached 48-year-old Melvin Ward of Dorchester and 34-year-old Jessica Fernandes of Fall River as they exited the store.
Police said both Ward and Fernandes were carrying suspected fentanyl, and Ward also had stolen from the store.
Both suspects had outstanding warrants and were arrested on multiple drug charges and for having a stolen vehicle. Ward also faces a shoplifting charge.