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Tewksbury Police Arrest Two During Alleged Oxycodone Deal

A New Hampshire man and a Chelmsford man were taken into custody on Friday night.

Philip Demeris, 30, of Chelmsford. Photo: Tewksbury Police Department
Philip Demeris, 30, of Chelmsford. Photo: Tewksbury Police Department
Tewksbury Police arrested two men on Friday after witnessing an alleged drug deal on Andover Street.

Police Chief Timothy Sheehan said detectives watched the drug transaction, which led to the seizure of oxycodone pills.

Following the incident, officers arrested Arthur Voutselas, 22, of 25 Robsinson Road, Nashua, N.H., and charged him with distribution of a Class B substance.

In addition, Philip Demeris, 30, of 38 Graniteville Road, Chelmsford, was taken into custody and also charged with possession of a Class B substance for the oxycodone pills.

Demeris and Vouteselas are each scheduled to be arraigned in Lowell District Court on Monday.
Tewksbury2001 March 01, 2014 at 06:14 AM
I guess drug dealers don't read the patch.... If they did, they would realize that if you come to Tewksbury it is not going to end well for you... Go someplace else losers..
Kim March 01, 2014 at 11:53 AM
I was thinking the same thing...go home!!!
Mary March 01, 2014 at 05:57 PM
Great work, the Tewksbury Police Department. Keep picking them up and stopping the drug deals. Thanks for your service!
Rabib March 02, 2014 at 03:51 PM
Tewksbury PD on a roll !! Great job guys and girls.

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