An investigation by Massachusetts State Police Troopers ended in the parking lot of East Main Plaza in Webster on Thursday night. Police say at around 8PM on September 5th, Troopers followed a vehicle to the shopping center where they witnessed what they believed to be a narcotics transaction take place.
According to police, a female suspect exited the vehicle they had followed, and Troopers watched her get into another car for a short time, and return to the original vehicle. The suspect was identified as 33-year-old Monica Fairbanks of Webster. Also in that vehicle was 31-year-old Carly Fifield of Webster and 46-year-old Richard Loosemore of Holland. Police say they found 3 packets of heroin belonging to the trio.
The other vehicle was stopped by State Police Troopers and those occupants, 64-year-old Benjamin Wise of Worcester and 37-year-old Edgardo Alvarez of Bronx, NY were arrested after it was determined that they had sold the drugs to Monica Fairbanks.
Police say Alvarez was found to be in possession of 29 small baggies, which appeared to contain cocaine packaged for sale, a package of heroin and $1,028 in cash.
Edgardo Alvarez is being charged with possession of a class A substance with the intent to distribute, and possession of a class B substance with the intent to distribute, and distribution of a class A substance. He was released on $790 cash bail.
Wise was charged with possession of a class A substance with the intent to distribute, and conspiracy to violate the controlled substance laws. He was released on $540 cash bail. Both were scheduled for arraignment in Dudley District Court on September 6.
Monica Fairbanks and Richard Loosemore willed be summoned into court for possession of a class A Substance, and conspiracy to violate the controlled substance laws.
Carly Fifield was held without bail and was charged with being a fugitive from justice, in addition to possession of a class A Substance, and conspiracy to violate the controlled substance laws.
Photos of the suspects are below, courtesy of Webster Police.