Dorchester Drug Trafficker Charged

At about 9:25 AM on Wednesday May 26, 2021, members of BPD Drug Control Units assigned to District E-13 (Jamaica Plain) and District B-3 (Mattapan) executed two search warrants as part of an ongoing investigation in the area of Roxton Street in Dorchester.

As a result, officers arrested the target of their investigation, Juan Martinez, 51, of Dorchester, after recovering approximately 166 grams of cocaine, $16,793.00 in U.S. Currency along with other evidence and items consistent with the sale of illegal drugs.The suspect is expected to appear in Dorchester District Court on charges of Trafficking Class B Drugs.