On August 20, 2015 the Tewksbury Police Department arrested Thomas Smith Sr., 53, of 47 Tanglewood Dr., Falmouth for distribution of a Class E substance (gabapentin). Smith also had warrants for breaking and entering, larceny over $250 and receiving stolen property.
Also arrested was Joseph Mitrano, 26, of 2 Sanger St., Apt. 6, Medford for possession with the intent to distribute a Class E substance (gabapentin).
Detectives were conducting surveillance at the Motel 6, when the drug transaction was observed. Both individuals were taken into custody, 104 gabapentin pills were recovered.
Both are due to be arraigned at Lowell District Court on August 21, 2015.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org