For Immediate Release - March 31, 2011

Multi-Agency Drug Sweep

Cape and Islands District Attorney Michael O'Keefe announced today the arrest of several individuals for narcotics violations in connection with a long-term multi-agency narcotics investigation.

In Spring, 2008, this lengthy investigation was initiated by officers from Bourne PD, the Barnstable County Sheriff's Department and officers of the Massachusetts State Police Drug Task Force assigned to the Office of Cape and Islands District Attorney Michael O'Keefe. This investigation identified a large-scale drug trafficking organization based on Cape Cod. The investigation further identified members of this organization as Russell Rose, Kelvin Frye, Kyle Hicks and Adalberto Graciani. As the investigation progressed, it was revealed that these individuals and others were responsible for the distribution of large quantities of cocaine and heroin to a large customer base in the greater-Cape Cod area.

On March 31, 2011, this investigation culminated with a multi-agency sweep which resulted in the execution of arrest warrants (for State and Federal drug charges) on a number of individuals involved in the Cape Cod-area drug trafficking organization.

District Attorney O'Keefe stated, "This multi-agency effort will not eliminate cocaine and heroin from the Cape or Southeastern Mass. But it will disrupt its distribution and send a signal to those who would put these drugs into our communities that we will find, arrest and prosecute you."

The following individuals were arrested by agents and officers pursuant to Federal drug charges and will be prosecuted by the Office of Carmen M. Ortiz, United States Attorney, District of Massachusetts:

Adalberto Graciani Age 37 of Marstons Mills, MA
Kyle Hicks Age 28 of Marstons Mills, MA
Joel Arias Age 24 of Jamaica Plain, MA
Richard Jackson Age 52 of Mashpee, MA
Stefan Pina Age: 40 of East Falmouth, MA
Gregory Slayton Age 54 of Mashpee, MA
Delrico Graham Age 50 of Mashpee, MA
Jonathan McGee Baker Age 23 of East Falmouth, MA
Jeremy Wobecky Age 37 of Falmouth, MA
Wilberto Alvarado Age 39 of East Falmouth, MA
Thomas Gilson Age 47 of Hyannis, MA
Bonnie Bearse Age 47 of East Falmouth, MA

The following individuals were arrested by agents and officers and charged with MGL Chapter 94C, section 40 Conspiracy to Violate the Controlled Substance Act and will be prosecuted by the Cape & Islands District Attorney's Office:

Nelson "Luvie" Baptiste Age 51 of East Falmouth, MA
Dale Oakley Age 52 of Mashpee, MA
Kenneth Mills Age 41 of East Falmouth, MA
Lea Jones Age 51 of East Falmouth, MA
Thomas Q. Hendricks Age 52 of Mashpee, MA
Timothy Bochanowski Age 47 of Mashpee, MA
Angela Antone Age 43 of East Falmouth, MA
Joseph Gonsalves Age 61 of Falmouth, MA
Angela Young Age 31 of Mashpee, MA
Daniel Tavares Age 43 of Marstons Mills, MA
Douglas Richards Age 46 of Hyannis, MA
Brian Hunt Age 46 of W. Falmouth, MA
Wayne Silvia Age 63 of Barnstable MA
Dane Delouche Age 27 of Pocasset/Bourne, MA
Guy Nelson Age 55 of Mashpee, MA

This investigation involved a coordinated law enforcement effort among several local, state and federal agencies. These agencies include the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Internal Revenue Service, the United States Postal Inspection Service, along with the Barnstable County Sheriff's Office, Bourne, Falmouth, Mashpee, and Barnstable Police Departments, the Barnstable County Superior Court Probation Department, the Plymouth County Sheriff's Department, Wareham, Scituate, and Braintree Police Departments as well as the Massachusetts State Police Drug Task Force assigned to the office of the Cape & Islands District Attorney Michael O'Keefe.

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