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Tewksbury Police Arrest Two on Trafficking Charges in Separate Drug Busts

The following information is provided by the Tewksbury Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.

Ramon Luis Atuna-Laboy, 36, of 107 Garden St. Apt.3, Lawrence. Photo Credit: Courtesy.
Ramon Luis Atuna-Laboy, 36, of 107 Garden St. Apt.3, Lawrence. Photo Credit: Courtesy.

Tewksbury Police announced a Lawrence man and Lynn man were arrested earlier this week on drug trafficking charges following separate incidents on Tuesday and Wednesday.

On Tuesday, Dec. 10, Tewksbury Police arrested Ramon Luis Atuna-Laboy, 36, of 107 Garden St. Apt.3, Lawrence for allegedly trafficking cocaine, distribution of cocaine and possession with the intent to distribute oxycodone. 

Detectives made the arrest after conducting surveillance at Stadium Plaza located at 10 Main Street.  Atuna-Laboy was observed conducting a drug transaction in the parking lot prior to the arrest. 

A total of 32 grams of cocaine was seized along with 20 - 30 milligram oxycodone pills.   

On Wednesday, Dec. 11, in a separate incident, Tewksbury Police arrested Luis Antonio Herra, 22 of 39 Childs St. Apt. 3, Lynn for allegedly trafficking heroin. 

Detectives made the arrest after conducting surveillance on Salem Road. Herra was observed conducting a transaction on Valley Road prior to his arrest.

A total of 24 grams of heroin was seized.    

Both suspects have been arraigned at Lowell District Court.    

The Tewksbury Police Department urges any citizens who suspect criminal activity to call the Dispatch Center at 978-851-7373.  If you wish to remain anonymous please call the Tip Line at 978-851-0175 or send an email to tewks_detectives@tewksbury-ma.gov.  

Kathleen Brothers December 13, 2013 at 06:47 PM
Good work TPD getting these guys and, in the future, keeping this scum out of our town.
Ed B December 14, 2013 at 11:07 AM
Good job guys. Hope they don't just let them out of jail like they always do.
Kristin December 15, 2013 at 01:45 AM
What about the people buying these drugs? That's what we need to do away with! If it was undercover then ok but if not then they need to arrest the buyers also!!

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