2 men arrested in Milton for trafficking cocaine, police say

Bryan Villar and Johan Figueroa-Rivera were stopped for motor vehicle violations when troopers allegedly found cocaine in their car.

Evidence collected by the Massachusetts State Police.
Evidence collected by Massachusetts State Police. –Massachusetts State Police via Facebook

Twenty-five grams of cocaine was found in a car stopped for motor vehicle violations in Milton on Monday night, police say. 

Bryan Villar, 20, of Roslindale, and Johan Figueroa-Rivera, 31, of Boston, were stopped for speeding and violating marked lanes at about 8:30 p.m. while Villar was driving a Toyota Camry on Blue Hills Parkway, according to a Massachusetts State Police release. Troopers searching the vehicle found 19 clear plastic bags containing 25 grams of a powdery, white substance “consistent with cocaine,” police said.

Villar and Figueroa-Rivera were booked into the Milton Barracks for trafficking cocaine, among other charges, according to the release.

Villar was placed under arrest with his bail set at $100,000.

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Bail was denied for Figueroa-Rivera, who was arrested on an active default warrant.