FREETOWN, MASS. (WHDH) - A man is facing drug trafficking charges after troopers allegedly found fentanyl on him after a traffic stop in Freetown on Sunday, police said.

A trooper on patrol pulled over a Nissan Murano on Route 24 at 4:20 after the driver was allegedly speeding and using a cellphone, police said. After the trooper saw the man had a knife, he frisked him and allegedly felt a large item that was discovered to be a plastic bag containing fentanyl, and police allegedly found Suboxone in the car.

Taylor Stavrou, 24, of Taunton, was charged with trafficking fentanyl, possession of a class B substance, driving without a license, and speeding. He was scheduled to be arraigned at Fall River District Court.

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