An Island man is being held in the Edgartown house of correction following his arraignment on heroin charges in connection with a fatal overdose. Sean M. Geddis, 25, was arrested on August 1 by Oak Bluffs police.

Two Island men were arraigned Thursday morning in Dukes County superior court on charges of distributing drugs on Martha’s Vineyard.


The district attorney’s office declined to prosecute an Edgartown man for manslaughter in a case that involved a fatal drug overdose last April.

Alexander Carlson, 30, of Edgartown, was arraigned in Edgartown district court Friday on charges of trafficking in fentanyl and resisting arrest.

An Edgartown man is being held on $100,000 bail following a Monday arrest for allegedly trafficking in fentanyl, a deadly narcotic that is used as a substitute for heroin.

A father and son from Vineyard Haven pleaded guilty in Edgartown district court on charges related to heroin possession and distribution.