TEWKSBURY– Chief Ryan Columbus reports that the Tewksbury Police Department arrested and charged a man with trafficking cocaine.
JOSEPH YVES FREJUSTE, AGE 31 of LYNN,was arrested and charged with:
- Trafficking Cocaine (18 to 36 Grams)
- Possession With Intent to Distribute a Class D Substance (Subsequent Offense)
- Distribution of a Class B Substance (Subsequent Offense)
On Friday, July 7, at approximately 7:30 p.m, Tewksbury Police and deputies from the Middlesex Sheriff’s Department arrested FREJUSTE as a result of an ongoing investigation.
As part of the investigation, an undercover Middlesex Sheriff’s Department deputy purchased $80 worth of cocaine from FREJUSTE in the area of 1665 Andover St.
During a subsequent search of FREJUSTE and his vehicle, officers located 22.6 grams of a white powdery substance believed to be cocaine, 75.2 grams of an unknown white powdery substance, as well as nearly a kilogram of marijuana, clear plastic baggies, a scale and other drug paraphernalia.
FREJUSTE was arrested at the scene.
FREJUSTE is being held on $75,000 bail and is in the custody of the Middlesex Sheriff’s Department while he awaits arraignment in Lowell District Court on Monday, July 10.
These are all allegations. All suspects are innocent until proven guilty.