Members of the Massachusetts State Police Gang Unit and Fitchburg Police yesterday arrested a local woman whom an investigation identified as a heroin and fentanyl trafficker.
Troopers and officers arrested ROSEMARY DELOSSANTOS, 29, of Fitchburg in a parking lot on Whalon Street yesterday afternoon. Following the arrest, Gang Unit Troopers and Fitchburg Police, along with a State
Police narcotics detection K9 team, executed a search warrant at DELOSSANTOS’ Depot Street apartment.
During the sweep, MSP K9 Drago, handled by Sgt. Brian McKenna, showed interest in several locations. Troopers and officers subsequently located quantities of a heroin/fentanyl mixture and cocaine, as well as several OxyContin pills.
In all, the investigation into DELOSANTOS resulted in the seizure of more than 300 grams of heroin/fentanyl.
DELOSSANTOS was transported to the State Police-Leominster Barracks, where she was booked on the following charges:
- Trafficking in Fentanyl (3 counts);
- Trafficking in Heroin/Morphine/Opium (2 counts);
- Possession of Cocaine with Intent to Distribute; and
- Possession of Oxycontin with Intent to Distribute.
Additional agencies and units assisting in the investigation were the Troop C Community Action Team and the Drug Enforcement Administration.
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