Cape Cod man in court in drug trafficking

A Cape Cod man was arraigned Friday arraigned in federal court in Boston on charges that he and his brother were part of a large oxycodone trafficking operation, federal prosecutors said. Stanley Gonsalves, 34, of Sandwich obtained tens of thousands of oxycodone tablets and distributed them to drug dealers on the Cape, US Attorney Carmen M. Ortiz’s office said. Joshua Gonsalves, 32, of Dennisport is also charged in the case. Ortiz’s office said the drug trafficking ring the Gonsalves brothers participated in began operating as early as 2009.

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