Police Bust Man Allegedly Trying to Deliver Heroin, Cocaine

A Newport man was arrested Wednesday after allegedly attempting to deliver heroin, MDMA (ecstasy) and cocaine.

A Newport man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly attempting to deliver heroin, cocaine and other drugs. 

After receiving information of possible narcotic deliveries occurring in the area of 980 East Main Road, Portsmouth and Newport police conducted surveillance of the area for six weeks. 

Following the six-week investigation, police identified Gardner Devos, 26, of 66 Girard Ave., Unit 423, Newport, as a suspect in the delivery of narcotics.

After obtaining a warrant, Portsmouth and Newport police searched the parking lot of 980 East Main Road and located Devos. 

He was found in possession of 230 packets of heroin, 5.8 grams of cocaine and 12 grams of MDMA or the Ecstasy drug. 

Devos was charged with possession with intent to deliver heroin, MDMA and cocaine. He was arraigned on charges Thursday in Second District Court, Newport. 


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