Reading Police Department Charges Methuen Man With Drug Possession

READING – Police Chief David Clark reports that a Methuen man was arrested and charged with drug offenses due to the alertness of a Reading Police officer.

KADELL McCLOUD, AGE 47, of METHUEN, was charged with:

  • Possession of a Class A Substance
  • Possession of Class B Substance
  • Failure to Identify to Police Officer
  • Operating Without a License
  • Fugitive from Justice

On Monday, Feb. 26, at about 2:55 p.m., a Reading officer on routine patrol observed suspicious activity in the parking lot of a business on Walkers Brook Drive, which he determined to be a drug transaction.

The officer followed the suspect’s vehicle as it left the parking lot and stopped it a short time later on Walkers Brook Drive.

A preliminary investigation determined that McCLOUD was driving without a license and had not been truthful with officers during questioning. A search of the car discovered drug paraphernalia and drug residue.

Reading Police later learned that Salem, N.H., Police had issued an arrest warrant for McCLOUD involving other criminal cases. McCLOUD was arrested and booked at the Reading Police StationMcCLOUD was arraigned on Tuesday in Woburn District Court.

All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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