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Three Face Charges After Fitchburg Drug Raid

September 18, 2018

FITCHBURG -- Police executing a search warrant of a Bemis Road apartment on Sept. 13 allegedly seized over 300 grams of heroin and several rounds of ammunition, leading to charges being pressed against three people, according to court documents.

A detective with the State Police Violent Fugitive Apprehension Unit was attempting a warrant arrest of Gustavo Eboli-Alonso, 26, at his 100 Bemis Road apartment when he saw ammunition and narcotics in plain sight, according to a police report.

The state police official alerted a member of the Fitchburg Police Department’s Drug Suppression Unit, who was granted a warrant to search the apartment the same day, according to court documents.

Police say Sophia Velazquez, 25, of 180 Columbus St., Apt. 12, and Dairon Rivera, 25, of 12 Lewis Drive in Randolph, were inside the apartment when the search warrant was executed, according to the police report.

Police allegedly found 8 grams of crack cocaine, 315 grams of a “brownish powder” that was “consistent with heroin,” a small bag filled with suspected marijuana, and eight 45 caliber rounds of ammunition, according to a police report.

A small scale, two cell phones, and $2,730 in cash were also found in the apartment, according to the report.

Velazquez, Rivera and Eboli-Alonso were arrested and arraigned Sept. 14 on charges of possession of ammunition without an FID card, distribution of a Class B substance and trafficking heroin (over 200 grams), according to court documents.

Velazquez and Eboli-Alonso were ordered held without bail pending Sept. 18 dangerousness hearings, according to court documents.

Rivera was released on $5,000 bail and ordered to return to District Court for a dangerousness hearing on Sept. 18, according to court documents.

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