A Revere man was arrested for allegedly selling heroin and cocaine while working a produce tent at Boston’s Haymarket, according to Boston police.
Officers said they followed Florentino Figueroa-Barragan, 36, after he allegedly made a “street-level drug transaction” behind a Dumpster on Blackstone Street around 11:50 a.m. Friday, Boston police said in a statement.
Figueroa-Barragan then walked into a nearby tent at the historic outdoor fruit and vegetable market, where he “appeared to be employed,” police said in a statement. He was seen allegedly making another sale next to the tent about an hour later, while under police surveillance, according to the statement.
He was arrested and searched, turning up 43 bags of heroin, weighing approximately 20 grams, 14 bags of cocaine, and $638 in cash.
Figueroa-Barragan is expected to be arraigned on charges of distributing Class A drugs in Boston Municipal Court, but police did not give a date.Lucas Phillips can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.