SWAT Team Drug Bust Found Loaded Handgun, Cocaine, Ammunition
LOWELL, Mass. — A loaded gun, cocaine, and ammunition were found during a SWAT team-enforced search warrant, resulting in the arrest of two Lowell residents.
After a search warrant was issued, Lowell police and a SWAT team pursued an ongoing investigation of narcotics distribution at a Walker Street address.
Detectives found a loaded 9mm handgun, 30 grams of cocaine, two large capacity ammunition feeding devices, several rounds of ammunition, scales and drug packaging material and $1,800 in cash during the search.
Bianchinies Cruz, 27, was arrested in his home and charged with cocaine trafficking, unlawful possession of a firearm, two counts of unlawful possession of a large capacity feeding device, unlawful possession of ammunition, improper storage of a firearm, and unlawful possession of a firearm during commission of a felony.
A woman living at the same address, Crucita Cruz, 46, was charged with unlawful possession of ammunition.