Dorchester Man Arrested for Selling Cocaine After Long Investigation

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A Dorchester man faces drug dealing charges after being arrested for selling cocaine to an undercover officer in Watertown. 

The Southern Middlesex County Drug Task Force conducted an investigation. The man, identified as Alberto B. Mendes, was known by law enforcement to be selling drugs in and around Watertown, said Watertown Police Lt. James O’Connor.

“The task force  made five undercover drug buys from the person – cocaine,” O’Connor said. “They were always at a predetermined location in Watertown.”

Members of the Task Force decided to make the arrest after the fifth drug buy, O’Connor.

On July 19 at 9:15 p.m., Mendes was pulled over and arrested in Watertown, O’Connor said.

Alberto B. Mendes, 31, of Dorchester, was arrested on five counts of distribution of a Class B Drug (cocaine) and he was arraigned in Waltham District Court on July 21., O’Connor said.

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