SAFER BOSTON: At about 5:00 PM, on Thursday, March 7, 2019 officers assigned to the District A-7 Neighborhood Drug Control Unit (East Boston) observed the suspect, later identified as Julio Paulino, 35 of Hyde Park, conduct what appeared to be a hand-to-hand drug transaction with an unknown male.
Due to the actions of both parties, officers conducted a motor vehicle stop opposite 907 Saratoga Street in East Boston. After further investigation, officers discovered numerous bags of narcotics on Paulino’s person totaling approximately 34 grams.
Julio Paulino was arrested and charged with Trafficking Class A Drugs. He will be arraigned in East Boston District Court.