Drug Charges Follow ATF Raid
A Marlborough man has been charged with drug distribution following a search Thursday by State and Marlborough Police with the assistance of the ATF.
Police have charged a Marlborough man with drug possession with the intent to distribute following a search conducted Thursday with agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF).
"Agents from the ATF assisted us with executing the warrant," said Detective Scott DeCiero, of the Community Services Bureau of the Marlborough Police Department, who explained that a State Police canine unit helped to search the property.
Police arrested Joshua Chevez, 20, of 21 Preston Street in Marlborough in his home after they executed a search warrant for the residence. During the search, police found several dozen plastic baggies, packaged marijuana, two digital scale and several thousand dollars, said Det. DeCiero. These are all "consistent with narcotic transactions and distribution," he said.
Chavez is being charged with class D and B drug possession to distrubute, drug possession class B, conspiracy to violate drug law and conspiracy.
“He gave us a statement which ind he picked up his cocaine supply from other people,” said Det. DeCiero of the conspiracy charges.
Due to the location of Chavez' home near the Marlborough Child Care and Head Start Program housed within the Boys and Girls Club at 169 Pleasant Street, he is also being charged with two charges of drug violation near a school/park.