Authorities arrested a 40-year-old Melrose man on multiple drug charges and discovered more than $4,000 in cash and a gun at his residence Tuesday.
Sheriff’s deputies from Jackson and Monroe counties led a drug-related search warrant and arrested Victor L. Williams, of Melrose on charges of possession with intent to deliver schedule I or II narcotic, possession with intent to deliver cocaine, possession with intent to deliver marijuana, possession of cocaine (repeater), possession of schedule I or II narcotic (repeater), possession of marijuana (repeater), keeping and maintaining a drug trafficking place, possession of a prescription drug without a prescription, and felon in possession of a firearm, authorities said.
Authorities said Williams was selling narcotics in Jackson County and Monroe County and, during the arrest, police discovered fentanyl and cocaine hidden on his body. After searching his residence, police said they found about 3.5 grams of fentanyl, more than 150 grams of marijuana, 46 prescription pills, $4,341 in cash and a handgun.
West Central Metropolitan Enforcement Group assisted in the multijurisdictional investigation and booking Williams into the Jackson County Jail.