Braintree police charge Allston man with distributing oxycodone

Jarrel R. Baxter, 25, of Allston was arrested on Thursday afternoon, after he and another man were observed engaged in what appeared to be a drug transaction, police said.

Police Det. Michael Reynolds was on Union Street when saw a 26-year-old Hingham man acting suspiciously, Deputy Chief Russell Jenkins said.

Reynolds maintained surveillance of the man, whose name is not being released because (more…)

Federal jury convicts Wallingford man on drug charges

Posted: Friday, March 23, 2012 12:15 am | Updated: 6:11 pm, Fri Mar 23, 2012.

WALLINGFORD — A local man is scheduled to be sentenced June 12 after a federal jury convicted him earlier this week of one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute oxycodone.

Jonathan Cosgrove, 27, of Wallingford, faces a maximum of 20 years in prison and a (more…)