OPERATION BLACK FRIDAY LANDS SEVEN BEHIND BARSOn Friday, November 28, 2008, the day after Thanksgiving, members of the Area A Neighborhood Drug Unit along with officers from Area A-1 (Downtown) conducted Operation Black Friday, a police initiative created to combat criminal activity (emphasizing drug-related violations) in and around the Boston Common and other downtown areas on one of the busiest shopping days of the year. As a result of this year’s operation, officers were able to effect the following seven arrests. · Shelton Johnson, 32, of Boston for Distribution of Class B Drugs · Shawn Powers, 36, of Revere for Distribution of Class B Drugs · Anthony Stimson, 21, of Boston for Distribution of Class B Drugs · Julie Stimson, 44, of Boston for Distribution of Class B Drugs · Richard Brown, 39, of Boston for Distribution of Class B Drugs · Mike Grandmont, 31, of Hull for Distribution of Class A Drugs · James Wade, 54, of Boston for Distribution of Class A Drugs