On April 21, 2016 the Tewksbury Police Department arrested Edwin Maldonado-Santos, 40, of 15 Garfield Street, Lawrence and Edward Cordero-Pinales, 27, of 83 Kenmore Road Apt. # 2, Methuen for distribution of cocaine (class b) and conspiracy to violate the drug laws. Additionally, Cordero Pinales was charged with possession of cocaine (class b). Maldonado-Santos was also charged with failure to stop for police, operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, furnishing a false name to police and he also had a warrant out of Concord District Court for possession of a class b substance and furnishing a false name to police.
Detectives observed the drug transaction on Delehanty Drive near Whipple Road. Initially, Maldonado-Santos did not stop for police when signaled. After a stop and investigation, cocaine was located.
During the booking process it was revealed that Maldonado-Santos used a false name and provided a Puerto Rican I.D. of Jose Feliciano. His fingerprints revealed that he was in fact Maldonado-Santos and had a warrant out of Concord District Court.
Both are due to be arraigned on April 22, 2016 at Lowell District Court.
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 email@example.com