Keeping Boston Safe: Four Arrested and Guns, Drugs, and Money Recovered During Mattapan Investigation

At about 1:45 PM on Tuesday, April 28, 2015, members of the Drug Control Unit from District B-3 (Mattapan) with assistance from the Youth Violence Strike Force executed a search warrant in the area of 20 Floyd Street in Mattapan.

As a result of an extensive, ongoing investigation of heroin distribution in the Dorchester and Hyde Park areas, officers were led to evidence of illegal narcotic sales in a residence at the above address. Officers were able to obtain a search warrant, and as a result, the following were recovered:

  • Approximately $6,200 in US currency
  • Approximately 8 grams of heroin separated into 8 plastic bags
  • Two plastic bags containing marijuana
  • One Smith & Wesson 9mm firearm
  • One Glock .45 caliber firearm
  • One hundred seventy-four rounds of ammunition in 6 different calibers
  • Hides and packaging for drug distribution
  • Various drug paraphernalia

Officers arrested 42-year-old Lisette Diaz of Dorchester and charged her with Possession of Class A Drugs; 29-year-old Anthony Candelario of Mattapan for Distribution of Class A Drugs, Possession with Intent to Distribute Class A Drugs, and Operating After Suspension; 27-year-old Ruddy Tejada of Dorchester for an outstanding warrant; and 30-year-old Juan Carlos Andujar of East Boston for Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Possession of a Large Capacity Firearm, and Possession with Intent to Distribute Class A Drugs.