Billerica – Following the receipt of an anonymous tip through our citizen reporting website, the Billerica Police initiated an investigation into a drug distribution operation in the Pinehurst section of Billerica. On the evening of December 5, members of the Billerica Police Detective Bureau executed a search warrant at 64 Cook Street. Seized during the search warrant were over 250 Oxycodone pills, cocaine, approximately four thousand dollars in cash and a semi-automatic handgun. As a result of these seizures, the Billerica Police arrested Justin Waring, 25, of Billerica. Mr. Waring is being charged with Trafficking in a Class B controlled substance (Oxycodone); Possession with Intent to Distribute a Class B substance (Cocaine); Illegal Possession of a Firearm; Possession of a Firearm while in the commission of a Felony; and Illegal Possession of Ammunition. Mr. Waring was detained at the Billerica Police Department overnight. He will be arraigned at Lowell District Court on December 6, 2013 on the above charges. No further arrests are anticipated in this investigation.
Residents are urged to continue to utilize our citizen reporting website to report all non-emergency suspicious activity. The form can be located at our website, http://police.billericaps.com/index.php/anonymous-tip-form/. All reports can be submitted anonymously.
Any additional questions should be directed to Deputy Roy Frost, 978-667-1212 x151