Billerica - During the afternoon hours of Friday, December 6, 2013 Billerica Police received a “tip” regarding a potential drug courier that was allegedly planning to deliver narcotics to Billerica. Shortly after receiving this information, officers set up a covert surveillance and subsequently observed the alleged drug couriers operating an Acura MDX motor vehicle in the area of Gray Street by the Tewksbury line. Within minutes of locating the suspect vehicle, Billerica Detectives observed the occupants of the vehicle engage in a drug transaction with a third party. With the assistance of the patrol force, the vehicle was stopped and the two suspects were placed into custody. Celis Andino, 36 of Lowell and Angel Ramos, 30 of Lowell were placed into custody. Seized at the scene were 3 bags of Heroin and $240 in cash. Both defendants were charged with Possession with Intent to Distribute Class A (Heroin) and Conspiracy to Violate the Narcotics Law. The two will be arraigned in Lowell District Court on Monday, December 9, 2013.
Any additional questions should be directed to Deputy Chief Roy Frost, 978-667-1212 x120