RANDOLPH — Chief William Pace reports that the Randolph Police Department arrested a man and woman on drug and firearm charges Tuesday.

RAYIAM RUFFEN-DURAN, AGE 31, OF BOSTON, and JADA NOEL-GARCIA, AGE 25, OF DORCHESTER were each charged with:

  • Trafficking in Fentanyl
  • Possession to Distribute Cocaine
  • Illegal Possession of a Firearm
  • Illegal Possession of a Large Capacity Feeding Device
  • Illegal Possession of Ammunition

On Tuesday, Dec. 8 at approximately 8:15 a.m., Randolph Police officers responded to a report of a disturbance at the Comfort Inn, located at 1374 N. Main St.

While speaking with the two parties involved, later identified to be RUFFEN-DURAN and NOEL-GARCIA, detectives observed evidence of drug distribution. Detectives subsequently applied for and were granted a search warrant for the room RUFFEN-DURAN and NOEL-GARCIA occupied.

During the execution of the search warrant, officers located and seized approximately 90 grams of fentanyl, cocaine packaged for sale, a .45 caliber handgun with a high capacity magazine and ammunition.

RUFFEN-DURAN and NOEL-GARCIA were arraigned today in Quincy District Court.

According to the Norfolk District Attorney’s Office, the defendants entered pleas of not guilty. RUFFEN-DURAN’s bail was revoked and he was ordered held without bail on two open cases in the Dorchester District Court, and an additional $50,000 cash bail was imposed on the Randolph charges. NOEL-GARCIA was ordered held on $5,000 cash bail.  Both defendants were ordered returned to the Quincy District Court on Jan. 8, 2021 for a probable cause hearing.

These are allegations. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty.

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Randolph Police Department Arrests Pair on Drug, Firearm Charges