Motor Vehicle Stop in Greenfield Leads to the Arrest of Three People for Trafficking Heroin

Massachusetts State Police Media Release—07132018—Motor Vehicle Stop in Greenfield Leads to the Arrest of Three People for Trafficking Heroin

This morning, at approximately 12:45 a.m., Trooper Anthony Lavigne, assigned to the State Police Barracks in Shelburne Falls stopped a 2006 Volkswagen Passat on Route 91 North by Exit 26 in the town of Greenfield for a motor vehicle violation. The vehicle contained three occupants.

The operator was identified as NEIL SNOW, 35 of St. Johnsbury, VT. The front passenger was identified as KARRIE LOWREY, 37, of St. Johnsbury, VT and the rear passenger as DAMON CLOPTON, 22, of Bronx, NY.  Trooper Sean Noonan and Greenfield Police Sergeant Haskins and Officer Soto assisted with the motor vehicle stop.

As a result of an investigation and subsequent search of the vehicle and driver and rear passenger, 66 grams of Heroin along with narcotics paraphernalia was located.

Troopers placed the three occupants under arrest and transported them to the Shelburne Falls Barracks, where they were booked. Bail for SNOW and CLOPTON was set at $20,000 and $10,000 for LOWREY.  All three people are to arraigned today in Greenfield District Court.

NEIL SNOW was charged with the following offense:

Trafficking Class A;

Conspiracy to Violate Drug Law;

Unlicensed Operation Motor Vehicle

Lights Violation; and

DAMON CLOPTON was charged with the following offenses:

Trafficking Class A;

Conspiracy to Violate Drug Law;

Seatbelt Violation; and

KARRIE LOWREY was charged with the following offenses:

Trafficking Class A;

Conspiracy to Violate Drug Law

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

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