Smithfield Police make cocaine bust

A Woonsocket man is charged with dealing cocaine in Smithfield.

SMITHFIELD, R.I. (WPRI) — A Woonsocket man is under arrest, accused of dealing cocaine in public locations across the community.

Roger Montero, 28, was apprehended Thursday in a parking lot on George Washington Highway, after Smithfield Police executed a search warrant on his truck.

Detectives found 34 individually wrapped bags of cocaine, weighing about 4 ounces and worth about $5,000. They also seized cash and several cell phones.

Montero is now charged with possession of cocaine with intent to deliver.

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