LYNN — Two brothers and their mother were among four people arrested on drug trafficking and distribution charges after police seized guns, ammunition and a large amount of marijuana, cocaine and heroin from their Highland Avenue residence on Tuesday morning.
The Lynn Police Drug Task Force, along with the North Shore Gang Task Force and the State Police STOP Team executed a search warrant at 17 Highland Ave. at approximately 5 a.m., Lynn Police Lt. Michael Kmiec said.
Police seized four illegal firearms, ammunition, a round ammunition drum magazine, suboxone, about 40 pounds of marijuana, 130 grams of cocaine/crack cocaine, 200 grams of heroin, approximately $6,000 in cash. The drugs have a street value of $150,000, Kmiec said.
Two brothers, Carlos Lopez and Dionis Lopez, and their mother, Rosalba Contreras, were arrested. A fourth suspect, Adonis Cristobal, was also arrested. All four people list their address as the residence where the search warrant was executed.
Carlos Lopez, 29, was charged with two counts of firearm use in a felony, unlawful possession of ammunition, heroin trafficking over 36 grams, marijuana possession with intent to distribute and suboxone possession.
Dionis Lopez, 27, was charged with heroin trafficking over 100 grams, cocaine trafficking over 100 grams, marijuana possession with intent to distribute, firearm use in a felony, possession of a firearm with a defaced serial number, possession of a large capacity feeding device without a license and unlawful possession of ammunition.
Contreras, 52, was charged with marijuana possession with intent to distribute and unlawful possession of ammunition.
Cristobal, 31, was charged with marijuana possession with intent to distribute.