Heroin Seized, Five Arrested In Latest East Falmouth Drug Bust

From left, Andrew Weldon, Anthony Coffone, Samantha Sylvester, Miranda Pina and Joseph McMahon appear for arraignment at the Falmouth Courthouse Tuesday afternoon.
GENE M. MARCHAND/ENTERPRISE - From left, Andrew Weldon, Anthony Coffone, Samantha Sylvester, Miranda Pina and Joseph McMahon appear for arraignment at the Falmouth Courthouse Tuesday afternoon.

Falmouth police, in conjunction with Sandwich and state police, arrested five Falmouth residents and seized $20,000 worth of heroin, opiate pills, marijuana and cocaine, as well as a handgun, during a raid of an East Falmouth home this morning, April 23.

At approximately 5:30 AM, Falmouth Police officers assisted Sandwich Police officers, working in conjunction with the Cape Cod Drug Task Force and the State Police STOP Team and executed a search warrant at 51 Marshall Drive in East Falmouth.

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Approximately 60 grams of heroin, approximately 122 grams of cocaine, approximately 22 grams of Percocet pills, approximately 32 grams of marijuana, a Colt semi-automatic handgun, and $810 in cash were found in the house.

A police press release stated an investigation uncovered information that large quantities of narcotics, such as cocaine and heroin, were being sold from that residence.

Police arrested

  • Andrew Weldon, 24, of Falmouth and charged him with trafficking heroin, trafficking cocaine, trafficking Percocet/oxycodone, being knowingly present where heroin is kept, conspiracy, and possession to distribute marijuana.
  • Anthony Coffone, 24, of Falmouth was arrested and charged with trafficking heroin, trafficking cocaine, trafficking Percocet/oxycodone, being knowingly present where heroin is kept, conspiracy, possession of a firearm without a permit, possession of ammunition without a firearms identification card, improper storage of a firearm, and possession to distribute marijuana.
  • Miranda Pina, 27, of Falmouth was arrested and charged with trafficking heroin, trafficking cocaine, trafficking Percocet/oxycodone, being knowingly present where heroin is kept, and conspiracy.
  • Samantha Sylvester, 20, of Falmouth and charged her with possession of heroin, being knowingly present where heroin is kept, and conspiracy.
  • Joseph McMahon, 23, of Falmouth was arrested and charged with knowingly being present where heroin is kept, and conspiracy.

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