Tewksbury Police: Drug Trafficking Arrest


Drug Trafficking Arrest 

On November 2, 2018 the Tewksbury Police Department arrested Stuard Hernandez, 21, of 624 Howard Street Apt. #1, Lawrence for trafficking heroin, over 18 grams and vandalizing property. 

Detectives conducted an investigation into a drug trafficker after responding to a non-fatal overdose.  They were able to locate and identify Hernandez at the Town Place Suites while he was there attempting to deliver heroin.  Detectives encountered Hernandez and were able to locate 23 grams of heroin.  He was arrested without incident. 

While at the Police Station, Hernandez intentionally broke a sprinkler head inside the cell and caused water damage. He was charged accordingly.     

Hernandez was due to be arraigned at Lowell District Court on November 5, 2018  

The Tewksbury Police Department urges any citizens who suspect criminal activity to call the Dispatch Center @ 978-851-7373.  If you wish to remain anonymous please call the Tip Line @ 978-851-0175 or send an email to tewks_detectives@tewksbury-ma.gov .