By Anita Cooper –

In August 2020, the Quincy Police Department Drug Control Unit with the DEA, initiated an investigation of Tanvir Zahir.

On August 25, 2020 a coordinated controlled purchase of cocaine and fake oxycodone pills (pressed fentanyl) from Tanvir Zahir. This controlled buy was in the area of 475 Hancock St. and resulted in the seizure of 3-5 grams of cocaine and 10 pressed fentanyl pills.

On September 2, 2020 a second controlled buy was made in the area of 2 Hancock St. This controlled buy resulted in the seizure of 27 pressed fentanyl pills.

On September 9, 2020 a third controlled buy was made in the area of 2 Hancock St. and resulted in the seizure of 97 pressed fentanyl pills.

Zahir has been charged with 3 counts of distribution of a class A substance, fentanyl and distribution of a class B substance, cocaine.