May 5 2020

Burlington Police Charge Two Men With Multiple Drug Offenses

By: BNEWS

 

Two men have been charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana illegally and the drugs were located with the help of a police K-9. 

 

Chief Michael Kent reports that Burlington Police charged arrested Tuan Dang, 32, of Pelham, N.H., and Daren Lewis, 39, of Quincy. Both were charged with Possession of a Class D Substance with Intent to Distribute (Marijuana), Distribution of Class D Substance (Marijuana), Conspiracy, and Money Laundering. 

 

According to police, at approximately noon on Friday, May 1, members of the Burlington Police Detective Division were conducting surveillance in the area of Old Concord Road following a tip of suspicious activity. 

 

Detectives Sergeant Matt Leary and Detectives Paul Glejzer and Al Gagne observed two males, later identified as Dang and Lewis, meet in an area parking lot and conduct what was believed to be a drug transaction. Detectives approached the subjects and began an on-scene investigation.

 

 

As a result of the initial investigation and with the assistance of Officer John Pimentel and K-9 Pebbles from the Middlesex Sheriff's Office, detectives recovered over 20 pounds of marijuana packaged for distribution and over $500,000 in cash. The amount of marijuana recovered has an estimated street value of $80,000 to $100,000. 

 

Dang and Lewis were issued a summons to appear in Woburn District Court to be arraigned at a later date.

 

Photo Caption: Burlington Police detectives recovered over 20 pounds of marijuana packaged for distribution and over $500,000 in cash with the assistance of Officer John Pimentel and K-9 Pebbles from the Middlesex Sheriff's Office. (Photo courtesy Burlington Police Department)


 

 
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