BPD Officers Recover Large Keeping Boston Safe: BPD Officers Recover Large Amount of Cash and Drugs After Executing a Search Warrant in Jamaica Plain

On Tuesday August 25, 2015, officers assigned to the drug units of District E-18 (Hyde Park) and District E-5 (West Roxbury) executed a search warrant as part of an ongoing investigation at 90 South Street in Jamaica Plain.  Officers seized 96 grams of heroin, 67 grams of fentanyl and $187,675 in U.S. Currency.  As a result of their investigation, officers placed Byron Ortega, 22, of Jamaica Plain in custody without incident.  Ortega will appear in West Roxbury District Court on charges of Trafficking Class A Drugs and Possession with Intent to Distribute Class B Drugs.