Boston man arrested for drug trafficking in Roxbury

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BOSTON — A Dorchester man was arrested Thursday evening on charges of trafficking cocaine and fentanyl in the Roxbury neighborhood, the Boston Police Department reported.

At about 5:27 p.m., members of the Drug Control Unit of District B-2 observed suspicious activity believed to be a drug transaction involving a male individual and a vehicle near 16 Harrow Street.

The area has been under surveillance due to community complaints about ongoing drug activity.

Wellington Guzman, 25, was apprehended after officers conducted a traffic stop in the vicinity of 141 Pleasant Street.

Guzman struggled briefly during a pat frisk but was subsequently handcuffed.

Police recovered a substantial amount of drugs, including 31 grams of crack cocaine, 5 grams of cocaine, 15 grams of fentanyl, and $876 in cash from Guzman’s possession.

Following the arrest, Guzman faces charges of trafficking class A and B substances.

His arraignment is scheduled to take place at Roxbury District Court.

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