For Immediate Release: 6/19/2013 2:23 pm
Worcester, MA (June 19, 2013) - On Tuesday, June 18, 2013, members of the Worcester Police Vice Squad were conducting undercover surveillance in the area of Beaver Street and Park Avenue.
During the operation, police observed a Mitsubishi Eclipse with three occupants pull up and park. The occupants were later identified as Rachel Renaud, Allen Renaud and Nathan Gorczynski.
A short time later, a Toyota Corolla with two occupants, later identified as Nelvin Fana-Lorenzo and Julissa Castillo Peralta, pulled up next to the Mitsubishi Eclipse. The passenger in the front seat of the Mitsubishi, identified as Mr. Gorczynski, ran into the back seat of the arriving vehicle. The vehicles then drove away together and pulled over on Haynes Street. Mr. Gorczynski exited the Toyota Corolla and jumped back into Mitsubishi Eclipse carrying an item in his hand.
Police followed both vehicles. The Mitsubishi Eclipse parked in the Price Chopper parking lot. Officers approached the vehicle and observed an open bag of heroin in plain view on the back seat along with drug paraphernalia. The occupants were removed from the vehicle. More heroin was recovered from the driver, identified as Rachel Renaud.
Meanwhile, officers stopped the Toyota Corolla on June Street. All of the occupants were removed from the vehicle.
The following individuals were placed under arrest: