MIDDLEBORO, MA (The Boston Herald) – A career criminal and suspected illegal immigrant with a history of eight immigration violations, at least 10 aliases, dozens of prior arrests and fingertips sliced to obscure his prints was nabbed on heroin dealing charges by state police Friday, court records show.
Eddy Cabral, 53, was ordered held on $75,000 bail by Wareham District Court Judge Lisa F. Edmonds, while Immigration and Customs Enforcement placed a detainer on him for probable immigration violations, an ICE spokesman said.
Charged with drug possession with intent to distribute, conspiracy to violate the drug law and giving a false name to police, Cabral is due back in court Jan. 2
Cabral was arrested by state troopers in Middleboro on Friday after a months-long investigation triggered by a suspected overdose death in Taunton last May, according to an arrest report. Police looked into an associate of the dead man, who was found unresponsive with a hypodermic needle in his arm, and began surveillance on a man they knew as “Morreno,” the report states.
Troopers followed a Buick linked to the defendant, which was spotted repeatedly in the Lawrence area in “an area known …
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