Police: Machete-wielding man arrested on heroin charges

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HYANNIS (FOX 25 / MyFoxBoston.com) – A 26-year-old Hyannis man was arrested on Friday night for heroin possession and resisting arrest following a three month drug investigation.

Police went to Anthony Silva's home on Pitcher's Way to execute a search warrant on Friday night; however, when police went to confront the suspect, Silva reportedly brandished a machete, reports The Cape Cod Times.

Silva attempted to flee the scene, but was detained inside the residence and disarmed.

Police seized $2,000 worth of suspected heroin and $1,500 cash from the scene.

Silva is scheduled to be arraigned in Barnstable District Court on Monday.  

For more information: Cape Cod Times