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WPD Vice Squad Executes Search Warrant on Main St, Locates Firearms and Large Amount of Methamphetamine

For Immediate Release: 3/29/2021 9:20 am

On March 26th 2021, Worcester Police Vice Squad officers were in possession of a search warrant for addresses on Main St and Birch St. Working with troopers from Massachusetts State Police CPAC, officers located the target of the warrant, Alberto Alvarez, thirty-nine-years-old of Birch St, on Main St. Officers stopped Mr. Alvarez and entered the building listed in the search warrant, Beto’s Tacos. Officers located a loaded handgun, a loaded .223 rifle, several bags of what appeared to be cocaine, a large amount of what appeared to be Methamphetamine, scales and other drug packaging material. Mr. Alvarez did not have a license to carry firearms or an FID card. 

Mr. Alvarez was placed under arrest and is charged with Possession of a Class B Substance with Intent to Distribute, Possession of a Firearm without an FID (2 counts), Possession of an Assault Rifle, Possession of Large Capacity Feeding Device, Possession of Firearm During the Commission of a Felony and Improper Storage of a Firearm (2 counts).  He will be arraigned in court.  

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