Winthrop auxiliary officer accused of distributing drugs in uniform

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WINTHROP, Mass. (MyFoxBoston.com) – Following a lengthy narcotics investigation, an auxiliary police officer with the Winthrop Police Department was arrested by the FBI Thursday.

According to authorities, Auxiliary Police Officer Bledar Naco, 34, is facing a drug charge for allegedly distributing drugs in uniform and out of an auxiliary police cruiser on several occasions.

Authorities were first alerted to Naco's alleged drug activities by other law enforcement officials.

Naco was arraigned in Federal District Court Friday and ordered held pending a Detention Hearing at Federal Court.