SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - Police arrested four men Friday morning on drug-related charges.
Springfield Police officials tell us that two of the men, 22-year-old Bryan Fernandez and 24-year-old Isander Gonzalez-Perez, had been arrested earlier this year on similar charges.
Fernandez was charged with possession with the intent to distribute a Class A drug on October 3rd in the area of Spring and Pearl Streets.
Gonzalez-Perez was arrested on July 12th on Spring Street for on two counts of distribution of a Class A drug.
After observing drug activity in the area of Frost Street, police arrested 49-year-old Hector Padilla and managed to recover nine bags of heroin.
Padilla is being charged with possession of a Class A drug.
Springfield Police also arrested 34-year-old Jason Owen of Holyoke at the corner of Spring and Pearl Streets after police say Owen dropped two bags of heroin in front of police officials.
Fernandez and Gonzalez-Perez were also arrested at the corner of Spring and Pearl Streets.
Officials managed to recover a total of fifteen bags of heroin at the scene.
Both Fernandez and Gonzalez-Perez are now being charged with possession with the intent to distribute a Class A drug, conspiracy to violate drug law, and two counts of distribution of a Class A drug.
Owen is being charged with possession of a Class A drug.
All four men are expected to appear in court sometime this coming week.