Roslindale Man Arrested on Drug Trafficking Charges

At about 7:55 AM, Wednesday, September 18, 2013, officers from the District C-6 (South Boston) Drug Control Unit responded to 3 Highcrest Terrace, Roslindale to execute a search warrant.

The occupant was suspected of supplying the D Street area of South Boston and the Old Colony Housing area with illegal drugs. 

On arrival, officers set up surveillance in the area of 3 Highcrest Terrace where they observed the suspect exit the property and enter a motor vehicle.  Officers observed the suspect, operating the motor vehicle with a revoked driver’s license and performed a traffic stop. The suspect was removed  from the vehicle and was provided his Miranda warning. Officers recovered the following items from the suspect’s motor vehicle:

  • 1 plastic bag of Heroin
  • $706.00 in United States Currency
  • Keys
  • Silver Sprint Phone 5- White iPhone

Officers approached the suspect’s residence of 3 Highcrest Terrace and knocked and announced, “Boston Police Search Warrant.” Officers heard running inside and entered residence door utilizing a Boston police ram. Officers secured the premises and all persons inside. Inside the residence : an adult female and two minor children. Officers conducted a search of the residence.

  • Officers recovered the following items:
  • United States Currency $66,794  
  • One box containing (1) large plastic bag, (2) med plastic bags,(19) small plastic bags,(8) small plastic bags of Heroin
  • One Vacuum sealed plastic bag containing Heroin
  • 2 ledgers
  • Six cell phone and one SIM card
  • ID cards and personal papers
  • Two plastic containers with cutting agent
  • Spoon, blender tops, sifter
  • One blade digital scale
  • Box of surgical masks
  • Box of plastic bags & plastic wrap

The male suspect, Fernando Rosario, 30, of Roslindale, was arrested for Operating after Revocation and Trafficking Class A Drugs 200grams or more.  He will be arraigned in West Roxbury District Court.