A Roxbury man was charged with drug possession with intent to distribute after being found with 44 bags of heroin.
At 11:36 a.m. Saturday, responded to a complaint of a suspicious person on Harvey Park seated in a vehicle.
There have been several complaints of possible drug activity at that location in recent weeks, police said. Officers Kilroy, Secatore, and Sergeant Lamusta responded.
After conducting an investigation, Officer Nicholas Secatore located 44 bags of heroin inside the vehicle. Officer Secatore arrested David S. Moreno, 21, of 75 Dewitt Dr. Roxbury. He was charged with illegal possession of a Class A drug, illegal possession of a Class A drug with intent to distribute, and a controlled substance violation near a school zone.
Moreno was arraigned at Peabody District Court Monday morning. Judge Richard Mori set bail at $500 cash. He will be back in court on Sept. 29 for a pre-trial hearing.