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WPD Vice Squad Arrests Man for Trafficking in Fentanyl, Cocaine

For Immediate Release: 5/19/2021 0:00 am

On May 18th, 2021, Worcester Police Vice Squad officers were in possession of a search warrant for a Tirrell St address. At about 7:15 PM, officers located the resident listed in the warrant, Gabriel Padin, twenty-five-years-old, driving in his vehicle on Main St. Officers stopped Mr. Padin, confirmed that no one was home at his residence, and entered the apartment.

Inside the Tirrell St address, officers located a large amount of what appeared to be Fentanyl, a large amount of what appeared to be cocaine, marijuana, and several items associated with drug packaging and distribution. Mr. Padin was placed under arrest and was charged with Trafficking a Class B Substance Over 200 Grams (Cocaine), Trafficking a Class A Substance 36-100 grams (Fentanyl), and Possession of a Class D Substance with Intent to Distribute. He will be arraigned in court.

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