On Thursday, February 5, 2015 at approximately 10:00 am, detectives and patrol officers of the Wareham Police Department conducted a motor vehicle stop of a J&R Towing truck occupied by two males at the end of Swifts Beach Rd. after surveillance of its activities in the Wareham area.
During the investigation at the scene of the motor vehicle stop, officers and detectives located a cigarette package containing powder consistent with heroin in possession of the passenger, 29 year old Maxx Phillips of Wareham. A spoon and an open bottle of water, which are items consistent with the use of heroin, were located on the front seat between Mr. Phillips and the operator of the tow truck, 40 year old Joshua McKee of Wareham.
Maxx Phillips has been charged with Possession of Class A (heroin) and Conspiracy to Violate the Controlled Substance Act, while Mr. McKee has been charged with Knowingly Being Present where Heroin is Kept and Conspiracy to Violate the Controlled Substance Act. Both were arraigned at Wareham District Court during the afternoon of February 5, 2015.