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Three-Month Investigation Leads To Arrest Of Alleged Heroin Dealer

May 25, 2015 04:35PM ● Published by Bill Gilman

Thomas Strobel, 36, is facing multiple drug charges.

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A 36-year-old former Tewksbury resident is facing felony drug distribution charges in connection with a three-month long investigation conducted by Tewksbury Narcotics Detectives.

Thomas Strobel, who recently moved to 17 Lupine St. in Lowell, is scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday in Lowell District Court, charged with heroin distribution and possession of a Class A substance (heroin) with intent to distribute.

According to Tewksbury Police Chief Timothy Sheehan, during the months of March, April, and May of 2015, detectives conducted a narcotics investigation into the residence located at 109A Foster Road, Tewksbury. This narcotics investigation c included both stationary and moving surveillance on the residence, as well as controlled purchases of heroin from the past occupant—who was identified as Thomas Strobel.     

Concluding the narcotics investigation on Friday, May 22, Tewksbury detectives obtained an arrest warrant from Lowell District Court for Strobel for two counts of distribution of a Class A substance (heroin).

At around 10:48 p.m., members of the Lowell Police Department assisted Tewksbury Detectives in locating and arresting Strobel at17 Lupine St. in Lowell.

In addition to the arrest warrant, additional heroin was located on Strobel’s person and he was also charged with Possession with Intent to Distribute a Class A Substance (heroin).  

The Tewksbury Police Department urges any citizens who suspect criminal activity to call the Dispatch Center at 978-851-7373.  If you wish to remain anonymous please call the Tip Line at 978-851-0175 or send an email to tewks detectives@tewksbury-ma.gov  

 

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