Methuen Police Narcotics Unit Execute Search Warrant - Arrest One Male & Seize Fentanyl

On Tuesday morning at approximately 6:05 am, the Methuen Police Department Special Operations Unit, along with the Narcotics Unit, executed a search warrant at 109 Center Street, Apt 4.   The warrant was issued as a result of an investigation by the Narcotics Unit. 

As a result of this search warrant, Jose Ivan Rivera (age 27) of Methuen, was arrested and charged with Trafficking in Fentanyl (170 grams), Trafficking in Cocaine (58 grams) and Possession of a Class B Substance (Crack Cocaine) with the Intent to Distribute (6 grams).  Detectives also seized two (2) cellular telephones and $1,872.00 in US Currency.  Mr. Rivera was released from Federal Custody just over a year ago for drug trafficking charges and is still on Federal Parole.  He was booked on the above criminal charges and was held on $500,000 cash bail.