Keeping Boston Safe: Drug Investigation Results in Arrest and Recovery of Drugs and Large Amount of Cash in Dorchester

At about 10:45 AM on Monday, March 6, 2017, officers assigned to the District B-3 (Mattapan) Drug Control Unit executed a search warrant in the area of 100 Nightingale Street in Dorchester and arrested Jatniel Tatis, 33, of Dorchester, after a month-long investigation into the distribution of illegal narcotics. As a result of their efforts, $27,879 in U.S. Currency along with 18 bags of powdered cocaine were seized and the target of the investigation was placed in custody without incident. The suspect will appear in Dorchester District Court on charges of Conspiracy to Violate the Drug Laws and Possession with Intent to Distribute Class B Drugs.