Daily Dose of Great Police Work: BPD Drug Unit Officers and Detectives Dismantle Clandestine Drug Lab in Allston

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On Friday January 16, 2015, Officers of the Boston Police Drug Control Unit and Detectives from District D-14 (Brighton) responded to 9 Weitz Street, Allston to execute a search warrant that was obtained after a lengthy investigation in to the sale of illegal drugs. Investigators made a peaceful entry into the residence and discovered several items consistent with the illegal selling and packaging of drugs. Detectives also observed equipment in the home that they believed was being used to manufacture Butane Hash Oil (BHO). Based on these observations, Detectives contacted two Boston Police Drug Unit investigators who are both members of the DEA Clandestine Lab Entry and Investigation Team. Thos officers responded and confirmed that the items present in the residence were in fact being used to produce BHO. The clandestine lab was dismantled and rendered safe by the BPD specialists. During the execution of the warrant officers recovered and seized a significant amount of what was believed to be marijuana, equipment for the production and sale of Butane Hash Oil (BHO), a quantity of BHO, and a significant amount of US currency. Also seized was an amount of what was believed to Psilosiben Mushrooms and a quantity of pills.  

Arrested was a 28-year-old Allston man and charged with the following: Possession of Class D, Marijuana, with Intent to Distribute, Possession of Class C, Psilocybin Mushroom with Intent to Distribute, Possession of Class E (unknown white pills) with Intent to Distribute and Manufacturing Class C, Butane Hash Oil (BHO). He was be arraigned in Brighton District Court.