CONCORD, N.H. (CBS) – A Boston police officer has been arrested on drug charges.
Massachusetts State Police arrested Andrew Johnson, 51, of Chestnut Hill, on Friday in West Roxbury.READ MORE: Mayor Janey Promises Change After Scandal Over Retired Boston Police Officer
Prosecutors said Johnson was found with methamphetamine and amphetamine in January in Woodstock, New Hampshire. After his arrest in Massachusetts, Johnson was released so he could turn himself over to New Hampshire authorities.READ MORE: 'Making Good Progress': Doctors Believe Massachusetts Can Reach Herd Immunity In A Couple Months
According to WBZ-TV I-Team sources, Johnson is a sergeant in Internal Affairs. The Boston Police Department said Johnson has been on leave since earlier this year and that its anti-corruption unit has opened an investigation into the incident.MORE NEWS: 'We Just Need More People': Restaurant Owners Struggling To Find Staff As Former Employees Collect Unemployment
Johnson has been with the Boston Police Department since 2002.