Police Nab Two for Alleged Drug Deal on Newland Street

The North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council Public Safety Committee meets on the first Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the Nazzaro Center (30 N. Bennet St.). Public Safety meetings are led by District A-1 Boston Police and are open to the public.

The following information was supplied by the Boston Police Department. Charges listed do not indicate convictions.


Police arrested two Boston men on Saturday for a drug deal in the South End allegedly witnessed by police.


Police said they had been patrolling the Tremont Street and Massachusetts Avenue areas when around 10 p.m., they noticed two men standing near Tremont Street and Rutland Square.


Police said both men were looking around nervously in different directions, walking up and down Newland Street and acting suspicious.


As officers continued to watch, they said one of the men met up with a third man near West Newton Street. Police said they saw money and a small bag exchange hands.


Officers arrested Mathew Reese of 1046 Thorn Street, Mattapan and XXX XXX of XX Symphony Road and charged both with possession of a Class B substance.


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