Keeping Boston Safe: BPD Drug Control officers execute search warrants and recover 30 grams of Fentanyl, other drugs from Dorchester apartment


At about 4:30 AM today, Friday, July 13, 2018, members of the District A-7 (East Boston) Neighborhood Drug Control Unit and the Citywide Drug Control Unit, with the assistance of the BPD SWAT Team, executed two warrants issued out of Roxbury District Court for the suspect, 48-year-old female Barbara Delgado-Ocasio of Dorchester, and for an apartment in the area of 99 Lawrence Avenue, Dorchester.

Officers made entry into the apartment and found Delgado-Ocasio, 48-year-old Jose Rivera of Dorchester, a 20-year-old female, and two juveniles. Upon execution of the warrant, officers located and seized the following:

  • $8,573.00 in US currency
  • Approximately 30 grams of Fentanyl
  • 599 Oxycodone pills
  • Various documents in the names of Barbara Delgado and Jose Rivera
  • Multiple blenders and a scale
  • Multiple bottles of Lactose (used as a cutting agent for drugs)  

As a result of the investigation, officers placed the two suspects, Delgado-Ocasio and Rivera, under arrest and charged them with Trafficking Class A Drugs (Fentanyl) and Trafficking Class B Drugs (Oxycodone). Both suspects will be arraigned in Dorchester District Court.