SEARCH WARRANT EXECUTION RESULTS IN TWO ARRESTS AND SEIZURE OF OVER 50 GRAMS OF HEROIN


On Thursday, January 29th, 2015, the Methuen Police Narcotics Unit with assistance from the Essex County Sheriff's Department conducted a search warrant at 189 Broadway Street, Apartment #5.  

At the conclusion of the search warrant Melba Lopez and Manuel Mojica, both residents of the apartment, were arrested and charged with Major Trafficking of Heroin (51.5 grams recovered) as well as Possession with the Intent to Distribute Class B (30 mg oxycodone pills).  $6053.00 was recovered and seized from the apartment.  

Both subjects were processed at the Methuen Police Department and bail was set at $15,000 cash for both.  The search warrant was conducted as a result of several overdoses in the Merrimack Valley as well as in New Hampshire.