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Alleged Drug Trafficker Busted With Cocaine And Heroin

Sep 04, 2015 01:33PM ● By Bill Gilman

Heroin and cocaine seized in the arrest of Marcial Amaury Arias-Santana.

Marcial Amaury Arias-Santana,

 A Lawrence man is facing drug trafficking charges after being arrested as the result of the multi-agency investigation.

Marcial Amaury Arias-Santana, 38, of 108 East Pleasant Street (apartment #1) in Lawrence, is charged with Trafficking in a Class A Substance (heroin) Over #18 Grams, Distribution of a Class A Substance (heroin), Distribution of a Class B Substance (cocaine), and Possession with Intent to Distribute a Class B Substance (cocaine). 

According to Tewksbury Police Chief Timothy Sheehan, members of the Tewksbury Police Department conducted a narcotics investigation into a heroin and cocaine distributor allegedly delivering to locations in Tewksbury.  Tewksbury Detectives, working in conjunction with Billerica and Andover Detectives as well as members of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), set up surveillance on Pondview Lane, which is located near the Andover town line.

As a result of the investigation and surveillance, detectives arrested Arias-Santana. During the arrest, approximately 24 grams of suspected heroin and 7.5 grams of cocaine were recovered, according to Sheehan.  

 Arias-Santana was arraigned in Lowell District Court on September 4th, 2015.  

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  


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