Cocaine Found as New Bedford Police Check Man’s ID
NEW BEDFORD - A New Bedford man is arrested after being subjected to a compliance check.
Police officers were checking the identifications of customers at the First Base Cafe on 38 Cove Street on Sunday. Compliance checks are to ensure that all stipulations of the establishment's liquor license are being followed.
One of the customers opened his wallet to present his identification to police. That's when police noticed cocaine in the man's possession.
Police arrested the man, Ezequiel Cisneros, 28, of 12 Salisbury Street, Apt. 1S, New Bedford. Cisneros is charged with one count of possession of cocaine.
The arrest was made at 1:48 a.m. Sunday.