The following is the actual YPD press statement:
PAC OFFICER ARRESTS WANTED MAN WITH ILLEGAL DRUGS
On Monday, February 26, 2018 at 1:00PM, Yarmouth Police Department Proactive Anti-Crime Unit Officer Nick Ambrosini observed a white male in a hooded sweatshirt wearing a backpack walking around the parking lot of Bass River liquors acting suspiciously.
Officer Ambrosini encountered the male in front of nearby Stop & Shop on Long Pong Drive. When encountered, Officer Ambrosini observed the suspect throw a pill bottle on the ground.
The subject was identified and Officer Ambrosini was aware that the man is a convicted felon with 122 prior charges in Massachusetts
A check of his status revealed a warrant for his arrest.
Yarmouth Police Department Patrol Officer Mark Noone arrived and the subject was placed under arrest.
Officer Ambrosini recovered the discarded pill bottle and found it had no label on it.
Inside the bottle were:
Two gabapentin capsules
One benzodiazepine capsule
The suspect was processed at Yarmouth Police Department Headquarters and subsequently transported to the Barnstable District Court for the Active Warrant and the new illegal drug charges.
Arrest: JERRY P. WHITE
Address: 448 MAIN ST Apartment A CHATHAM, MA
WARRANT ORLEANS DISTRICT COURT FELONY BREAKING AND ENTERING AND TRESPASSING
POSSESS CLASS B DRUG SUBOXONE SUBSEQUENT OFFENSE
POSSESS CLASS C DRUG BENZODIAZEPINE SUBSEQUENT OFFENSE
POSSESS CLASS E DRUG GABAPENTIN SUBSEQUENT OFFENSE
The Yarmouth Police Department continues to make significant violent crime and drug arrests and is committed to protecting our community and our citizens as we transform Yarmouth in to one of the safest communities in the region.
If you, or a loved one needs help, or you have information about drug distribution, threats of violence, or any other crimes occurring in the Town of Yarmouth, please contact the Yarmouth Police Department Detective Division at 508.775.0445 extension 2134.