Tisbury police are charging 21-year-old Vineyard Haven man with drug charges after a
Tisbury Police are charging a 21-year-old Vineyard Haven man with drug charges after a motor vehicle stop.
At 9:45 pm last Thursday, Officer Andrew Silvia pulled over a vehicle driven by Lucas Pinheiro, 21, of Vineyard Haven, police said. Pinheiro was stopped for operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, police said.
During a vehicle inventory, police say they found 4.5 ounces of marijuana and a couple of prescription pills thought to be Adderall. Due to the size of the seizure, Pinheiro was also charged with possession of a Class D drug with intent to distribute, and possession of a Class E drug. Police also seized $500 in cash.
Officer Charlie Duquette was also involved in the investigation.
Pinheiro’s car was towed, and he was taken into custody.