Worcester man arrested for cocaine trafficking, unlicensed firearm possession

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WORCESTER — Worcester Police Vice Squad’s execution of a search warrant led to the arrest of a local man for cocaine trafficking and firearm possession on Feb. 12.

During a surveillance operation at an Ericsson St apartment around 3 p.m., officers observed 55-year-old Desmond Chambers arriving at the location.

Upon detaining Chambers, they discovered several bags of what appeared to be crack cocaine in his pockets.

The subsequent search of Chambers’ residence yielded more bags suspected to contain cocaine and crack cocaine, fentanyl test strips, a sum of cash, and a handgun placed atop the refrigerator.

Chambers, who does not possess a firearm license, is now facing multiple charges.

The counts against him include Trafficking in a Class B Substance (Cocaine) 36-99 Grams, Possession of a Firearm Without an FID Card, Possession of Ammunition Without an FID Card, Possession of a High Capacity Feeding Device, Improper Storage of a Firearm, and Possession of a Firearm in the Use of a Felony.

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