Motor Vehicle Stop in Sturbridge leads to a large quantity of seized pills

Massachusetts State Police Release — 06152014 — Motor Vehicle Stop in Sturbridge leads to the Seizure of a large Quantity of Pills

Yesterday, at approximately 5:15p.m., Massachusetts State Troopers Nicholas D’Angelo and Poomjai Pollawit assigned to the State Police Barracks in Sturbridge were on patrol on Route 84 in the town of Sturbridge when they stopped a white Honda Accord for motor vehicle violations.

As a result of an investigation and subsequent search of the motor vehicle several plastic bags containing narcotics was located. Troopers located a large quantity of pills believed to be a Class B substance. Trooper Michael Clement and K9 Trooper Jeff Johnson assisted with the motor vehicle stop.

The operator was placed under arrest and transported to the State Police Barracks in Sturbridge where he was booked and held on $50,000.00 bail until his arraignment in Dudley District Court.

The operator was charged with the following offenses:

1) TRAFFICKING IN CLASS B HEROIN/MORPHINE/OPIUM

2) STATE HIGHWAY TRAFFIC VIOLATION

3) MARKED LANES VIOLATION

No further information is available. Please do not call the barracks directly.

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