Trafficking Arrest made in Dorchester with the help of Multiple Agencies

At about 2:21 PM, on Tuesday, June 14, 2022, officers assigned to the District B-2 Drug Control Unit (Roxbury), along with South Shore Drug Task Force, Braintree Police, Randolph Police and the DEA Strike Force, did execute a search warrant in the area of 67 East Cottage Street in Dorchester and arrested Santos Radhames Arias-Arias aka Ruben Mercado, 50, of Dorchester.

As a result of the search warrant, officers recovered; cell phones, digital scales, a Sentry safe, jewelry, over $400.00 in USC and approximately 1,650 grams of Fentanyl.

Ruben Mercado will be charged with; Trafficking; Class A, Drugs (over 200 grams). He is expected to be arraigned in Roxbury District Court.