On Friday August 6, 2021, members of the District D-14 (Brighton) and District A-7 (East Boston) Drug Control Units in coordination with officers assigned to the Revere Police Drug Unit arrested Alvaro Arias-Avalo, 21, of Revere, MA, after executing search warrants for his person and his residence. The warrants were applied for and granted out of Chelsea District Court following a lengthy investigation into the sale of illegal and dangerous narcotics. As a result, officers were able to safely seize approximately 25 grams of fentanyl, $5,998.00 in U.S. Currency along with other evidence.

The suspect will appear in East Boston District Court on charges of Trafficking and Possession with Intent to Distribute Class A Drugs.