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Tewksbury Police Bust Two at Motel 6 on Drug Charges

January 3, 2019 GMT

TEWKSBURY -- A Lawrence man and a Manchester, N.H. woman were arrested at Motel 6 on Tuesday after officers saw nearly 50 grams of cocaine in their room, according to police.

Elvin Mendoza, 22, of 9 Byron Ave., Apt. 2, Lawrence, has been charged with trafficking cocaine over 36 grams, and for having two default warrants for trafficking heroin over 100 grams and operating a motor vehicle with a revoked license.

Yanela Correa, 18, of 156 Cypress St., Manchester, N.H., has been charged with trafficking cocaine over 36 grams.

On Tuesday, Tewksbury Police officers went to the Motel 6 on Main Street to serve the warrants for Mendoza. While inside the room, officers observed 47.9 grams of cocaine. Both Mendoza and Correa were arrested.

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Both were due to be arraigned at Lowell District Court on Wednesday.

This is a developing story.

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