For Immediate Release: 6/21/2017 10:36 pm
Worcester, MA (June 21, 2017) – On Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at approximately 10:30 AM, members of the WPD Vice Squad possessed a search warrant for 30 Alvarado Avenue. The warrant was the result of an investigation conducted by the vice squad. The target of the search warrant was identified as Gerald Horne, 51-years-old of the Alvarado Avenue apartment. At this time vice officers made entry into the apartment. Inside police located three individuals with one of them being Mr. Horne.
Once the three individuals were secured, the search of the apartment began. The search produced several knotted plastic baggies that contained heroin. The heroin weighed in at approximately 16.5 grams.
As a result of the discovery Mr. Horne was placed under arrest and charged with Possession of Class A Substance with the Intent to Distribute. The other two persons within the home were allowed to leave the premises once the search was completed.