LAWRENCE — Detectives raided the apartment of a South Broadway man, seizing a Glock handgun, cocaine, marijuana and more than $5,000 cash early yesterday morning.
Police said they also found a silver “special police” badge and handcuffs in Edwin Roberto Alvarez’s apartment above 423 So. Broadway.
Further investigation is planned to see what Alvarez was using the police badge for. “We want to determine if he identified himself as a police officer,” Police Chief John Romero said.
Alvarez, 31, was arrested and charged with trafficking cocaine, illegal possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, illegal possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, improper storage of a firearm, and illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition.
Following a daylong narcotics investigation, police executed a search warrant at Rodriguez’s home, according to a report by Detective Carmen Purpora. The following items were seized by police; Glock .40 caliber firearm, Glock ammunition, black handcuffs, silver police badge, Alvarez’s passport, personal papers and $5,031, according to the report.
Also found were cocaine, crack cocaine, marijuana, a digital scale and prescription pill bottles believed to contain ecstasy.
Also arrested in connection with the drug investigation was Keith Allen Bishop, 46, of Litchfield, N.H.
He was charged with illegal possession of heroin and cocaine, according to report by Detective Dean Murphy.
The following items were taken from area police recently:
:Accident: Car struck tree, no injuries, car towed, Osgood Street, 12:25 p.m.
Theft: Whittier Court, 7:54 p.m.
:Assault: Bartlet Street, 9:41 a.m.
Accident: Single car crash, car towed, Rattlesnake Hill Road, 1:57 p.m.
Vandalism: Vine Street, 3:38 p.m.
Domestic incident: Lowell Street, 5:58 p.m.
:Motor vehicle vandalized: 150 How St., 7:35 a.m.
Neighbor dispute: 74 Pecker St., 12:29 p.m.
Shoplifting: 150 Lafayette Square, 6:01 p.m.
Motor vehicle vandalized: 14 Lovejoy St., 6:13 p.m.
Loud music: 88 Howard St., 8:16 p.m.
Arrest: William Cormier, 29, 50 Eaton Court, disturbing the peace, Franklin and John streets, 10:34 p.m.
:Car break: 2011 Honda Accord, front bumper and cover stolen, 46 Thorndike St., 2 a.m.
Arrest: Jelani Ortiz, 21, of 2 Museum Sq., #803, Lawrence; unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, failure to stop for a police officer, illegal possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, driving without a registration in possession and failure to use turn signals, 262 Jackson St., 11 p.m.
Arrest: Marco Tulio Garcia, 53, of 488 Haverhill St., #2, Lawrence; assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, assault by means of a dangerous weapon, 90 Lowell St., 5:48 p.m.
:Arrest: Marivahn Saengrat, 19, of 197 Hildreth St., #49, Lowell; illegal possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, 262 Lawrence St., 9:38 p.m.
Arrest: Jonathan Martinez, 28, of 38 Fulton St., #3, Lawrence; illegal distribution of heroin, 14 Green St., 3:49 p.m.
Arrest: Scott Doucette, 35, of 140 Central St., Lawrence; illegal possession of heroin, 14 Green St., 3:40 p.m.
Arrest: Kurtis Fusco, 26, of 178 Douglas St., Manchester, N.H.; illegal possession of heroin, receiving stolen property valued over $250, 3:39 p.m.
Arrest: Chantelle Romero, 22, of 388 Beech St., Boston; intimidating a witness, 2 Appleton Ct., 10:30 a.m.
:Arrest: 15-year-old boy, disorderly conduct, Lebanon and White streets, 9:40 p.m.
Arrest: Kyle Goulet, 26,of 290 Main Dunstable Road, Nashua, N.H.; shoplifting, 700 Essex St., 11:45 a.m.
Arrest: Brandon Fasulo, 36, of 253 North Broadway, Haverhill; shoplifting, 1 General St., 10:38 a.m.
Arrest: Salvatore Ruocchio, 38, of 60 Roper Lane, Tewksbury; illegal possession of heroin, South Broadway and Weare Street, 2:34 p.m.
Arrest: Joshua Diaz, 19, of 113 Garden St., #1, Lawrence; disorderly conduct, Haverhill and Lawrence streets, 10 p.m.
Arrest: Randolph Curry, 57, of 329 High St., third floor, Lawrence; open and gross lewdness, domestic assault and battery, 34 Haverhill St. 10:20 a.m.
Arrest: Melissa Swenson, 23, of 76 Pine Hill Road, Nashua, N.H.; shoplifting, 700 Essex St., 11:55 a.m.
Arrest: Stephanie Deleon, 19, of 8 Portland St., #1, Lawrence; disorderly conduct and carrying a dangerous weapon, Union and Essex streets, 11:50 p.m.
:Arrest: Kevin Paul Webber, 36, 82 Summer St., Lawrence; domestic assault and battery, 82 Summer St., 6:41 p.m.
House break: 32-inch flatscreen TV, Dell laptop, gold chains and ring stolen, 284 Broadway, 5:50 p.m.
Car break: Ten pound rock thrown through windshield of 2011 Honda Accord, IPad, keyboard, Nike bag, Timex watch, prescription sunglasses, silver hoop earrings stolen, Lawrence General Hospital, 1 General St., 2 a.m.
:Arrest: Pedro Kingsley, 50, of 80 Park St., Lawrence; drunken driving, 550 Broadway, 12:25 a.m.
:Larceny: 56 Newport St., 9:45 a.m.
Shoplifting: 70 Pleasant Valley St., 1:08 p.m.
:Citation issued for failure to wear seat belt: Andover and Turnpike streets, 1:25 a.m.
Accident with injury: near 686 Winter St., 8:57 a.m.
Citation issued for speeding: near 476 Johnson St., 1:11 p.m.
Citation issued for red light violation: Andover Bypass and Turnpike Street, 1:27 p.m.
Citation issued for red light violation: Andover and Turnpike streets, 1:59 p.m.
Accident with injury: Park Street, 2:07 p.m.
Car window broken, laptop stolen: 595 Chickering Road, 5:13 p.m.
Summons issued for driving unregistered, uninsured vehicle: Main and Park streets, 6:22 p.m.
Walkway lights stolen: 200 Waverly Road, 7:06 p.m.
Purse stolen: 1077 Osgood St., 7:48 p.m.