Hingham Police Department News

Posted on: June 29, 2017

Driver Charged with Intent to Distribute Marijuana

A Hull man was arrested Sunday after a traffic stop and faces a possession with intent to distribute charge after he was found with more than two ounces marijuana, a food saver machine, food saver bags and $3,775 in cash.

On Sunday, June 25, 2017 at 10:20 pm, Officer Jeffrey Kilroy was traveling on Broad Cove Road (Route 3A) when a 1999 Mercury Marquis ahead of him began swerving over the white edge line almost driving off the pavement. He pulled the car over and spoke with the driver. Officers saw two Adderall pills on the console and a prescription bottle with more Adderall pills in it that were broken into pieces. The prescription bottle was for another medication and had another person’s name on it.

The driver passed a series of tests and was found not to be driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. He was placed under arrest for the pills. In the back seat, Officers found a large food saver bag containing more than two ounces of marijuana, two glass mason jars with marijuana, and several other food saver bags with marijuana. In the trunk was a food saver machine and 10 new empty food saver bags. In his pants pocket, Officers found $3,775 in cash in various dominations. The cash was held as possible proceeds from marijuana sales. Hingham Police K9 Pablo arrived and searched the car and no additional drugs were found.   

Arrested was Garrett M. Joyce, age 32, of 9 Park Avenue #517, Hull, MA. He was charged with: 1) Possession of a Class D Substance (Marijuana) With Intent to Distribute 2) Possession of a Class B Substance (Adderall) 3) Marked Lanes Violation.

He was booked at the Hingham Police station and released on $300 cash bail. He was arraigned June 26 at Hingham District Court. ### Contact P.I.O. Sgt. Steven Dearth


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