Man Arrested for Possession of Narcotics

March 19, 2019 – State Police recovered approximately 23 grams of narcotics after a motor vehicle stop in Saugus.

Yesterday, at approximately 5:00 p.m., Trooper Christopher Kane from the State Police-Revere Barracks stopped a blue Nissan Altima for motor vehicle violations on Palmer Avenue in Saugus.

The operator, MANUEL LANDESTOY, 34, was found outside the vehicle, which was parked in a driveway on Palmer Avenue. LANDESTOY was sitting near a fence and appeared out of breath.  

A check of the Registry of Motor Vehicle determined LANDESTOY was operating the vehicle on a suspended license.

As a result of an investigation, approximately 23 grams of Heroin and Cocaine were found inside a Wendy’s cup LANDESTOY discarded in the yard where he parked his vehicle.  LANDESTOY was placed under arrest and transported to the Revere State Police Barracks where he was booked and held on $1,000 bail until his arraignment today in Lynn District Court.

MANUEL LANDESTOY was charged with the following offenses: Possess to Distribute Class A, 2nd Offense: Possess to Distribute Class B, 2nd offense; Speeding; and Fail to Signal.