Police seize 250 grams of heroin from New Bedford apartment

Photos courtesy of the New Bedford Police Department

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (WPRI) — A New Bedford woman was arrested Thursday under suspicion of dealing heroin from her apartment.

Members of the Organized Crime Intelligence Bureau executed a search warrant at about 2:30 p.m. at Shanika Fowler’s home on Pleasant Street, according to police.

Investigators seized $268 in cash and 250 grams of heroin, which they said has a street value of about approximately $25,000.

Fowler, 22, was taken into custody without incident. She’s scheduled to be arraigned Friday on a charge of trafficking heroin in excess of 200 grams.

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