On August 22, 2018, The Street Narcotics Unit, was
attempting to arrest Santo Alcantara, age 47 of Lawrence, on outstanding arrest
warrants for drug offenses. While attempting to arrest Alcanatara at his Bailey
Street home over 26 grams of cocaine and 8 grams of crack cocaine were
located, as well as evidence of distribution. The detectives were given
consent to search Alcanatara’s room, where the drugs and evidence were
recovered. In addition to the outstanding warrants Alcanatara was charged
with drug trafficking and conspiracy to violate drug laws.