Folks still try…but one very seldom outruns a default warrant for long.
Edgardo Rivera-Alvarado (hereinafter, the “Defendant”), allegedly has just learned this lesson.
According to law enforcement, the Defendant jumped bail seven years ago in a drug trafficking case. Now,41 years of age, he has been found to have been living in Lowell under the assumed identity of Jose Lopez. Allegedly.
Lopez was the name on the Defendant’s driver’s license, Social Security card and state of Pennsylvania identification card he handed officers following a traffic stop Friday on Margin Street in Peabody.
Authorities also say they recovered a cache of drugs and money hidden inside his SUV when he was stopped.
He is now an involuntary guest of the Commonwealth, held on $250,000 bail.
According to the Salem News , Peabody detectives were watching a home when they saw the Defendant pull into a driveway, spend about two minutes inside the home, then pull back out.