Lunenburg man arrested on drug dealing and firearm charges

LUNENBURG — A man with a history of illicit narcotics distribution was arrested in June after police searched his home and found thousands of dollars in cash, a handgun, jewelry, drugs and two expensive watches, and illegal narcotics and steroids, according to court and police documents.

On March 17, troopers from the State Police Gang Unit and Special Tactical Operations Team, the bomb squad K9 and members of the Lunenburg Police Department and Worcester County Drug Task Force executed a search warrant on a safe, the residence and a Jeep and Mercedes Benz belonging to Freddy P. Colon, 36, of Leominster Road.

Colon was not in the residence when officers gained entrance to examine the targets of the search warrant, according to the police report of the warrant search.

Once the safe was opened, after the K9 alerted officers to the presence of firearms or explosives, officers found a 9 mm handgun, a high-capacity magazine for the handgun, ammunition, a DVD player used with a surveillance system, four gold necklaces, multiple bundles of cash that totaled $36,000, two gold bracelets, two gold rings, a Rolex watch, a Audemaurs Piquet watch, multiple multi-dose vials of a clear liquid, a money counter, miscellaneous fireworks, and 10 white pills later found to be oxycodone/acetaminophen, according to the police report.

In the residence, the officers found: another money counter; three small vials containing a white powder; bank records; 120 exemestane or Aromasin capsules, which is an anti-cancer drug used by bodybuilders to bulk up; 150 Dianabol pill, also used for bodybuilding; 141 pills of tamilong or tamoxifen citrate, which is used by bodybuilders to avoid enlargement of a man’s mammary glands; isotroin, also known as Accutane, a well-known treatment for acne; and 60 pills of clostilbegy, which reduces the side effects of steroid use, according to the police report.

They also found 50 capsules of Superdrol, a steroid; 50 capsules of the steroid Anadrol and other assorted pills and vials of liquids, according to the police report.

Officer also found an additional $265 in cash in the Mercedes Benz, another $100 in the Jeep and a MacBook Pro, according to the report.

All those items were seized, according to the report, and a warrant was issued for his arrest.

As a result, Colon was charged with possession of a firearm without a FID, possession of a high-capacity magazine, possession of ammunition without a FID, possession of a Class B controlled substance (the 10 oxycodone pills), and possession to distribute a Class E controlled substance (the Dianabol, Superdrol and Anadrol), according to court documents.

When arraigned on June 17 following his arrest, Colon, who pleaded not guilty, was ordered held without bail for 120 after being found dangerous, according to court documents.

He will return to court on Aug. 11 for a preliminary hearing.