Keeping Boston Safe: Suspect in Custody After Investigation into Fentanyl Distribution Leads to Recovery of Drugs and Guns in Dorchester

At about 10:15 AM on Friday, January 26, 2018, members of the District B-2 Neighborhood Drug Control Unit executed a search warrant and placed a suspect in custody as part of an investigation targeting a Fentanyl distribution operation in the area of 16 Algonquin Street in Dorchester. As a result of their efforts, officers were able to seize 114 grams of fentanyl, 30 grams of cocaine, digital scales and other drug packaging paraphernalia. Officers also located and recovered a loaded Kahr .380 caliber handgun and loaded a .22 caliber Johnson Arms revolver as well as other assorted ammunition. The target of the investigation, Zachary Godwin, 27, of Dorchester, was then placed in custody without incident.

The suspect will be arraigned in Dorchester District Court on charges of Trafficking Class B Fentanyl (2 Counts), Unlawful Possession of a Firearm (2 Counts) and Unlawful Possession of Ammunition.