Boston Police Make Major Drug Arrests at Mass/Cass

As part of the Boston Police Department’s concerted effort to remove illegal drugs from our communities, the District D-4 Drug Control Unit assisted by members of the Youth Violence Strike Force have made several arrests and recovered a significant amount of drugs in the Mass/Cass area.

Over the past six weeks, officers have identified several individuals who have known to be selling drugs in the area of the aforementioned location. Officers assisted many of the alleged buyers in seeking treatment for their drug addictions as they focused on obtaining warrants for the dealers selling drugs to these individuals. Since the beginning of this operation, the following individuals have been placed under arrest:

October 1

•Bryan Owens, 35, of Boston. Owens was taken into custody by virtue of an arrest warrant for Distribution of Class B Drugs. Additionally, Owens is charged with Trafficking Class A Drugs and Trafficking Class B Drugs, after officers located twenty-three grams of crack cocaine and twenty grams of Fentanyl during the booking process.

•Brian Ortiz, 20, of Boston. Ortiz was taken into custody by virtue of an arrest warrant for Distribution of Class B Drugs.

•Odanis Brea, 21, of Boston. Brea was taken into custody by virtue of an arrest warrant for Distribution of Class B Drugs. Additionally, Brea is charged with Trafficking Class B Drugs, after officers located fifty-eight grams of crack cocaine during the booking process.

Jared Disculla, 23, of Boston. Disculla was taken into custody when officers observed him engaging in multiple hand to hand drug transactions. Officers located fentanyl, marijuana, and a bag of Gabapentin pills. Disculla is charged with Possession with Intent to Distribute Class A Drugs, Possession with Intent to Distribute Class D Drugs, and Possession with Intent to Distribute Class E Drugs.

•Luando DaCosta, 40, of Dorchester. DaCosta was taken into custody by virtue of an arrest warrant for Distribution of Class B Drugs. Additionally, DaCosta is charged with Possession of Class A Drugs and Possession of Class B Drugs, after officers located crack cocaine and Fentanyl during the booking process.

October 2

•Domingos Cabral, 31, of New Bedford. Cabral was taken into custody by virtue of an arrest warrant for Distribution of Class B Drugs.

October 5

•Lester Ruff, 51, of Boston. Ruff was taken into custody by virtue of an arrest warrant for Distribution of Class B Drugs. Additionally, Ruff is charged with Distribution of Class B Drugs, after officers located crack cocaine during the booking process.

In addition to the above arrests, detectives were able to obtain arrest warrants for over 10 individuals. As a result of this operation, officers were able to provide treatment services for over 25 individuals who will be summoned to local district courts for possession.

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