Jason Morall, of 18 Maple Street, unit 33, was arrainged in Ayer District Court on multiple drug charges.
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AYER — A Pepperell man is facing seven drug-related charges following a drug bust in Pepperell earlier this month.

On Friday, Jason Morall of 18 Maple St., unit 33, was arraigned in Ayer District Court on multiple charges including one count of trafficking more than 10 grams of fentanyl, three counts of possession of a Class B substance with intent to distribute and one count each of possession to distribute Class C, D and E substances.

Morall also has three other open drug cases in Worcester County and a case in Middlesex Superior Court for an assault and battery on a household/family member.

“His business is drug dealing your honor,” the prosecutor told Judge Margaret Guzman Friday.

Morall is due back in Ayer District Court for a probable cause hearing on March 23.

On Feb. 5, officers from the Pepperell, Littleton, Fitchburg and Massachusetts State Police departments executed a search warrant at Morall’s home in Suburban Village mobile home park, where he lived with Tonya Atkinson, who he was dating.

According to the police report, police began surveilling Morall’s address in January after a confidential informant told them a resident at Morall’s address was selling narcotics in Fitchburg.

While surveilling the address, police observed “multiple vehicles in and out of the home with very brief stays” and found plastic bags, surgical masks, cutting agents, latex gloves and a bag with a brown/white residue believed to be heroin, in the trash. Officers then obtained a search warrant for the mobile home on Jan 31.

Fitchburg police also obtained search warrants for a vehicle and Morall’s person. On Feb. 5, the same day as the search of Morall’s home, Fitchburg police detained the vehicle and its occupants, including Morall, the report said.

Police seized under 20 grams of fentanyl, over five grams of crack cocaine, over 54 grams of marijuana, multiple pills of Xanax and a small amount of LSD, as The Sun previously reported. A little under $1,500 in cash and other items including plastic bags, latex gloves, surgical masks and cutting agents.

According to the report, Atkinson told police she had been dating Morall for approximately six months and he “had been selling various amounts of drugs throughout the duration of their relationship.” She also told police that Morall had been living with her in Suburban Village for about six months.

Guzman set Morall’s bail at $25,000 cash.