Two men were arrested in a drug bust in Dorchester, police said.
At about 4:45 a.m. Friday, Boston police's Drug Control Officers simultaneously executed two search warrants in a coordinated effort with BPD SWAT Team in the area of 33 Regina Road in Dorchester.
The warrants stemmed from two separate investigations which focused on two different apartments inside the same address, police said.
According to police, officers arrested a 60-year-old Dorchester man after finding 38 small bags of cocaine, 2 medium sized bags of heroin and other evidence in apartment #2.
The suspect has since been arraigned at Dorchester District Court on charges of possession with intent to discribute class A drugs and possession with intent to distribute class B drugs.
According to police, officers made a forced entry into apartment #5 where they arrested the target of the second investigation, a 31-year-old Dorchester man. He was found hiding in a bedroom closet.
Officers then safely recovered a loaded .380 caliber ATM handgun, an undisclosed amount of U.S. currency, 53 suboxone strips, crack cocaine, marijuana, a digital scale and packaging materials.
The second suspect has since been arraigned in Dorchester District Court on charges of unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition, possession with intent to discribute class B drugs (2 counts) and possession with intent to distribute class D drugs.
It is unclear if either suspect has an attorney.