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TPD Arrests Couple For Trafficking Cocaine

Jan 04, 2019 06:32AM

Elvin L. Mendoza, 22, and Yanela Y. Correa, 18, are charged with trafficking cocaine.

Atty. Paul King

 (Editor's note: The following information was released by the Tewksbury Police Department.)

On January 1, 2019 the Tewksbury Police Department arrested Elvin L. Mendoza, 22, of 9 Byron Ave. Apt. #2, Lawrence for trafficking cocaine over 36 grams and for having  2 default warrants for trafficking heroin over 100 grams and operating on a revoked license. Also arrested was Yanela Y. Correa, 18, of 156 Cypress Street Manchester NH for trafficking cocaine over 36 grams.
Officers went to the Motel 6 to serve the warrants for Mendoza. While inside the room they observed 47.9 grams of cocaine.  Both Mendoza and Correa were placed under arrest.
Both were due to be arraigned at Lowell District Court on January 2, 2019.  
The Tewksbury Police Department urges any citizens who suspect criminal activity to call the Dispatch Center @ 978-851-7373.  If you wish to remain anonymous please call the Tip Line @ 978-851-0175 or send an email to tewks_detectives@tewksbury-ma.gov.   
Al Fresca Ristorante

 

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