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Boston Police Arrest Man With 3 Packages of Fentanyl and a Halloween Mask



    Man Arrested with 3 Packages of Fentanyl, Halloween Mask

    Boston Police arrested Manuel Pineda-Herrera, 28, of Charlestown, was arrested with over three kilos of Fentanyl and a Halloween mask. He was charged with trafficking class B drugs over 200 grams and is facing additional charges for other drugs recovered after a search warrant was executed.

    (Published Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017)

    Boston Police arrested a man with more than three kilograms of fentanyl and a creepy Halloween mask in Roxbury, Massachusetts.

    The arrest came after officers received information that a package containing three kilograms of suspected illegal narcotics was being shipped to a commercial auto business in the area of 171 Norfolk Avenue. Manuel Pineda-Herrera, 28, of Charlestown, was charged with trafficking Class B drugs over 200 grams.

    After police executed a search warrant for the intended delivery destination of the package, they recovered numerous heat-sealed, compressed pacakges of suspected Fentanyl, separate plastic bags of Fentanyl, along with cocaine, marijuane, and morphine pills. 

    Officers also recovered numerous digital scales, heat sealing equipment, hydraulic presses, cutting agents, grinders, and other paraphernalia consistent with the sale and distribution of narcotics.

    Pineda-Herrera will face additional charges of trafficking Class B (Fentanyl) over 200 grams, trafficking Class B (Cocaine) 36-99 grams, trafficking Class A (Morphine), and possesion with intent to distribute Class D. 

    Additional suspects are under investigation.

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