On Friday, October 22, Webster Police officers patrolling North Main Street in the area of Gilbert’s market initiated a traffic stop at around 8:30 PM. The suspect identified as 33-year-old Ryan Christian of Dudley was already wanted on two outstanding arrest warrants had to be physically removed from the back seat of the vehicle.
Webster Police say Christian is “known to have been involved with the illicit sales of drugs” in the community. He was taken into custody after a brief struggle. Officers recovered $210 in cash from Christian’s hand, as well as a sandwich bag containing what appeared to be crack cocaine. Police also found another bag that contained seven smaller bags of what officers believed to be Fentanyl.
According to police, approximately 14 grams of what is believed to be Crack Cocaine, and almost 5 grams of Fentanyl were taken off the streets.
Christian was charged with possession of class A and B substances with the intent to distribute, resisting arrest as well as his 2 outstanding arrests. He was held on $1,040 bail and arraigned at the Dudley District Court on October 25.