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Revere man wanted on drug charges arrested for dealing cocaine

LYNN — A Revere man wanted for dealing cocaine accrued further drug charges Tuesday after police said they arrested the man on a warrant while he was dealing cocaine.

“While on scene officers observed a black Honda in the lot with a lone female operator in the same area of the lot where (the defendant) was stopped,” Lynn Police Officer Michael DiMeglio reported. “After discovering the suspected narcotics in (the defendant’s) hand, it appeared reasonable that (the woman) was in the lot to purchase drugs…”

Charles J. Munzing, 60, of 12 Bates St. #1, Revere, was arrested and charged with possession with intent to distribute cocaine, subsequent offense; possession of Class B drugs; and possession with intent to distribute Class A drugs, subsequent offense; at 4:11 p.m. Tuesday.

Munzing was wanted on a Suffolk Superior Court warrant for a drug violation near a school; distribution of Class A drugs, subsequent offense; distribution of cocaine, subsequent offense; and conspiracy to violate drug laws; according to court documents.

A not guilty plea was entered on Munzing’s behalf at his arraignment in Lynn District Court Wednesday, according to court documents.

Members of the North Shore Gang Task Force relayed to local drug force officers at approximately 3:45 p.m. Tuesday that Munzing was near the Richdale at the corner of Washington and Essex streets, DiMeglio reported.

Police stopped Munzing and found two packages of suspected heroin and one package of suspected crack cocaine in his left hand, according to police.

Police also reported Munzing was carrying 14 individual packages of suspected crack cocaine and two individual packages of suspected heroin in his right front pants pocket; a package of suspected heroin in his right pants change pocket; and a single suboxone pill in his left pants pocket. Munzing said he did not have a prescription for suboxone, according to police.

Police then asked the woman in the block Honda whether she was there to buy drugs from Munzing, according to the police report.

The woman said no; but an officer noted Munzing’s cell phone showed a recent call to a Stacy, according to police. The woman identified herself as this Stacy, Stacy Gordon, according to police. Police said they also noticed six prescription drug bottles in Gordon’s pocketbook, which was wide open on the front seat. Saying she had prescriptions for all of the bottles, Gordon allowed the officer to check, police said. Police reported finding a bottle that was prescribed to Munzing and including 64 suspected Tramadol and 3 suspected Clonidine.

Police reported that they will summons Gordon to court for illegal possession of prescription drugs.

Assistant District Attorney Shailagh Kennedy requested $25,000 cash bail, according to court documents.

Judge Ellen Flatley ordered $10,000 cash bail and scheduled Munzing to return to court Aug. 20, according to court documents.

The attorney appointed to represent Munzing could not be reached for comment Wednesday evening.

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