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

At about 7:58 AM on Saturday January 30, 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 55 Colonial Avenue in Dorchester. After making a forced entry to the residence, officers recovered eight grams of heroin, nearly 4 grams of cocaine as well as $1,200 in U.S. Currency. Officers then placed Barbara Lopez, 46, of Dorchester and Jose Mejia, 29, of Dorchester, in custody without incident. Both suspects will appear in Dorchester District Court on charges of Possession with Intent to Distribute Class A Drugs and Possession with Intent to Distribute Class B Drugs.