Two People Arrested for Dealing Drugs After Joint Effort by Watertown, Boston Police

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A man and a woman face drug dealing charges after an investigation involving both Boston and Watertown Police detectives.

On the evening of Oct. 26, 2018, Watertown Police were contacted by the Boston Police District 14 Drug Control Unit about a vehicle they were tailing that had entered Watertown. The Boston detectives, out of the Brighton precinct, requested the assistance of Watertown detectives in the surveillance of the suspects, said Watertown Police Lt. James O’Connor.

Police followed the suspects’ vehicle to Robert Ford Road.

“Detectives observed what they believed to be a street level narcotics transaction between the vehicle and someone on foot,” O’Connor said.

Police pulled the vehicle over on Main Street and spoke to the man at the wheel, identified as Nicholas Harris of Waterotwn, and the woman in the passenger seat. identified as Dominique Reed of Boston.

Police found cash, a small amount of what powder that is believed to be fentanyl, and some unknown pills, O’Connor said.

Nicholas Harris, 31, of Watertown, and Dominique Reed, 30, of Boston were each arrested on charges of distribution of a Class A drug and conspiracy to violate drug law.

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