Norwood Police Arrest Man for Possession of 6 Pounds of Marijuana
Norwood and State Police placed 24-year-old Romeo W. McCubbin under arrest for marijuana possession and possession of ammunition without a Firearm Identification Card.
On Tuesday Norwood Police arrested Romeo W. McCubbin, 24, for the possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute and possession of ammunition without a Firearm Identification Card (FID).
On Monday the USPS delivered a package to a residence in Norwood. But it was later discovered that the recipient did not live at the resdidence and the package was returned.
Postal Investigators then indicated that the package contained marijuana.
"A male subject called the Post Office inquiring on the package indicating that he would pick it up," police said. "The USPS Inspector alerted the Massachusetts State Police Detective’s assigned out of the Narcotics Unit of the Norfolk County District Attorney’s Office. Norwood and State Police Detectives set up surveillance."
At 2 p.m. on Tuesday McCubbin arrived to pick up the package. As he started to walk out, he was stopped by the Investigation Team which included a narcotics detecting K9.
After the K9 alerted police that there were drugs in the package, the box was opened and it was confirmed that it contained 6 pounds of marijuana. McCubbin was then placed under arrest.
Investigators later discovered rounds of ammunition and McCubbin was then charged with possession of ammunition without a FID card.
McCubbin was arraigned in Dedham District Court on Wednesday.