Moosup Man Arrested and Charged on Drug and Gun Charges at Twin River Casino
This article was published on: 05/25/19 3:09 AM by Mike Minarsky
35 Joseph Fortes of Moosup, was arrested in Rhode Island on Gun and Drug charges at the Twin River Casino in Lincoln, Rhode Island. Fortes, who has a criminal history is also said to have violated state laws regarding gun permits. The situation started when the New Road resident’s girlfriend overdosed on fentanyl at the casino hotel. The woman survived the overdose, and police started to question Fortes about the incident.
Seized on the scene was a 9mm handgun, and almost 2 ounces of fentanyl. Fortes was arraigned in a Rhode Island court on Friday morning after being detained overnight.