Weymouth police arrested a 23-year-old for selling heroin from his vehicle in Weymouth on Thursday afternoon.
Police observed Denny R. Reyes, who claimed to be homeless, meeting with two know heroin users on Sunnyplaun Avenue to conduct what they believed was a drug transaction just after 2:30 p.m.
When police approached the users, they admitted to having given Reyes money for heroin but said he panicked and fled when he observed the unmarked police cruiser.
Reyes was observed by detectives swallowing several bags of heroin which he later admitted, police said. The detectives also found over $1,000 in his possession.
Weymouth police Captain Richard Fuller said detectives had to obtained a search warrant for his bowel movements in order to recover the heroin.
Reyes, who’s last known address is believed to be in New York, was arrested and charged with possession with intent to distribute heroin, conspiracy to violate the drug laws, and obstruction of justice.
He was held overnight without bail.