A man was held on a quarter-million dollars’ cash bail and his alleged associate on $75,000 after they were arraigned on cocaine trafficking charges that stem from the interception of three kilograms of cocaine shipped from California, Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley said.
ROBERT CONLEY (D.O.B. 11/26/65), who is represented by William Keefe
, Of Counsel to our firm, and MYISHA WILKERSON (D.O.B. 7/6/82), both of Dorchester, arraigned in Dorchester District Court on charges of trafficking in more than 200 grams of cocaine and conspiracy to violate the state’s drug laws. Robert Conley was additionally charged with unlawful possession of a firearm and ammunition for an unregistered handgun recovered from his residence during the execution of a search warrant last night.
US Postal Service inspectors yesterday intercepted Express Mail packages shipped from Los Angeles to three separate addresses in Dorchester. Drug-sniffing dogs alerted on the packages as containing narcotics, and officials obtained federal search warrants for each. Working with State and Boston police detectives, they arranged for the controlled deliveries of those packages.
At about 11:00 yesterday morning, investigators delivered one of the packages to a Chamberlain Street residence, where Robert Conley took custody of it using the name “Tony Williams.” Additional officers now approached, informed him of the search warrant for the package, and opened it, revealing about a kilogram of cocaine. The suspect was taken into custody and the residence was later searched pursuant to a Dorchester District Court warrant.
Investigators recovered abundant paraphernalia related to drug trafficking, including a currency counter, two digital scales, a respirator, and a razor knife with white residue on the edge. Also recovered was a .38 caliber Colt revolver loaded with six rounds of ammunition.
At about 11:30 yesterday morning, another team executed a similar delivery to a Sumner Street residence, where Wilkerson took custody of it. As with the previous delivery, investigators moved in, opened the package, and recovered from it a kilogram of cocaine. She, too, was taken into custody.
At about noon yesterday, a third team executed a similar delivery to a Brookledge Street residence, where TANISHA CHERRY (D.O.B. 7/22/83) took custody of it. As with the other deliveries, investigators moved in, opened the package, and recovered from it a kilogram of cocaine. She was taken into custody as well. Based on information developed throughout the day and evening, however, prosecutors did not request bail at her arraignment this morning and she was released on her own recognizance. Investigators believe she was instructed to sign for the package by a family member and was not told about its contents.