At about 5:12 AM on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 officers assigned to the District C-6 Drug Control Unit (South Boston), District C-11 Drug Control Unit (Dorchester) and the FBI Gang Task Force conducted an investigation at 24 Gavin Way in South Boston. As a result of the investigation, a search warrant was issued out of South Boston District Court.

As a result of the search warrant, officers arrested Hector Maldonado, 42, of South Boston and Jesse Leger, 40, of Roxbury. Officers recovered a Star B Echeverria 9MM firearm loaded with five rounds, $643.00 USC and twenty-six large plastic bags, each containing ten small individually wrapped bags of suspected Fentanyl.

Leger was arrested on two outstanding Roxbury drug warrants and additionally charged with Possession with intent to Distribute, Class B, Drug and Conspiracy to Violate Drug Laws.  

Maldonado was arrested on three outstanding South Boston Drug warrants and additionally charged with Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Trafficking Class A, Drugs 200 grams or more and Conspiracy to Violate Drug Laws.  

They are both expected to be arraigned in South Boston District Court.