Boston Man Indicted on Heroin and Cocaine Charges After Arrest in Framingham

FRAMINGHAM – A Middlesex County grand jury indicted a Boston man on drug charges.

Indicted was Joel Roman-Jimenez, 29, of Boston. He was with possession with intent to distribute a Class A substance and trafficking over 36 grams of cocaine.

Roman-Jimenez was arrested by Framingham Police in November 2017 on Dinsmore Avenue, after an investigation.

According to a police report filed in court, police searched the car Roman-Jimenez was driving and” found 18 bags of a brown powder believed to be heroin and 29 bags of a white powder believed to be cocaine.”

Roman-Jimenez was driving a Ford Escape. Police also used a drug-sniffing dog to search the vehicle.

Framingham Police searched the glove compartment and found 19 more bags of the substance believed to be heroin and 37 more bags of a substance believed to be cocaine, according to the police report.

Framingham Police charged him with trafficking in cocaine of more than 36 grams and trafficking in cocaine of more than 18 grams.

He was arraigned in Framingham District Court. Judge Jennifer Stark ordered Roman-Jimenez held on $15,000 bail.

The case is being prosecuted by Middlesex County Assistant District Attorney is Yashmeen Desai.

These indictment was  handed down between August 14, 2018 and September 20, 2018.

These charges are allegations and the defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.


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