Webster Pair Arrested On Fentanyl Trafficking Charges



Javier Reyes Otero & Caitlyn Lambert/Webster Police

On Monday, September 13th, detectives were conducting an investigation into fentanyl distribution in Webster and Southbridge.

With assistance from the Southern Worcester County Crime Task Force, 37-year-old Javier Reyes Otero of 52 Hartley Street in Webster, and 27-year-old Caitlyn Lambert of 40 Harris Street apartment 3 were arrested as two potential distributors of fentanyl.

Webster police pulled over their vehicle on Main Street.  During that stop, police say Otero was in possession of approximately 84 grams of a white powdery substance believed to be fentanyl, along with 13 suboxone strips and 10 Gabapentin nerve medication pills.

Otero and Lambert were both charged with conspiring to violate the controlled substance act and trafficking in fentanyl.  Otero was also charged with possession of a class E substance and possession of a class B substance.

The pair were held at the Webster Police Department on $5,040 bail and were arraigned in Dudley District Court yesterday.