On Sunday, September 8, 2013, officers from the District A-1 Drug Control Unit (Downtown) and District B-2 (Roxbury) arrested Jake Decker, 26, of Melrose and charged him with Distribution of Class B Drugs and Possession With Intent to Distribute Class B Drugs. Officers also arrested suspect, Andrew Dreyer, 30, of Lexington for Distribution of Class B Drugs, Possession With Intent to Distribute Class B and for an outstanding warrant out of Lynn District Court for Operating a Motor Vehicle Without a License.
The arrests were the result of an on-going Crystal Meth drug investigation. Officers arranged to purchase 1/8 ounce of Crystal Meth for an undisclosed amount of money. The suspects agreed to meet the buyers in the area of 450 Washington Street outside of Macy’s in Downtown Crossing. The suspects arrived and began to walk with the buyers towards the Boston Calling Concert on City Hall Plaza.
Officers set up surveillance in the area and observed the two buyers thank the two suspects for their business. Officers were informed from the buyers the drug transaction was complete. Officers identified themselves as Boston Police and the two suspects were placed under arrest.
Suspect Decker admitted to having Crystal Meth in his pocket and Crystal Meth in his orange bag. Officers recovered the Crystal Meth along with 13 blue Alprazolam (Mylan A1) pills and 3 white Tramadol (319) pills.. A bag search, revealed a green box containing 3 blue Alprazolam (Mylan A1) pills, 3 plastic bags of Crystal Meth and an Altoids case containing 6 Diazepam, other assorted narcotics ; a drug ledger, 4 cell phones (sprint, Motorola, Kyocera, blackberry) a NH ID in name of Andrew Dreyer, a scale marked AWS100, 2 glass bongs, and other evidence.
Both suspects are expected to be arraigned at Boston Municipal District Court on Monday, September 9, 2013.