Keeping Boston Safe: Officers Execute Search Warrant, Recover Drugs and Cash Before Making Arrest in Dorchester

At about 6:00 AM on Friday January 22, 2016, officers assigned to the District B-3 (Mattapan) Drug Control Unit executed a search warrant as part of an active and ongoing investigation in the area of 245 Talbot Avenue in Dorchester.  As a result of their efforts, officers were able to recover forty-five bags of heroin as well as $1,348 in U.S. Currency.  Officers then placed the target of their investigation, Pedro Matta, 39, of Boston, in custody without incident.  The suspect will be arraigned in Dorchester District Court on charges of Possession with Intent to Distribute Class A Drugs.