Williamsburg Police Seize 1,850 Bags Heroin, 60 Grams Cocaine
When drugs are removed from the streets of Western Massachusetts, it's a good thing... and these drugs (even though outside of Berkshire County) were seized in Williamsburg, which is only about 35 minutes down Route 9, southeast of Dalton.
A routine traffic stop finds a driver with a suspended driver's license...
According to a post on the Williamsburg Police & Fire Department Facebook page, on Saturday, April 30th at approximately 9:30 pm, Williamsburg Police stopped a motor vehicle, on Route 9, for a lights violation. The driver of the vehicle did not have his driver's license on him, but a check of the status of the missing license revealed that the driver's right to operate was suspended.
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More than 1,800 bags of heroin and 60 grams of cocaine were found...
During an inventory search of the vehicle, the officer found a large number of narcotics. The search discovered 1,850 bags of heroin and approximately 60 grams of cocaine inside the driver's backpack.
(Above: Full photo (seen cropped as cover image) of the cocaine and heroin seized by police in Williamsburg, near Dalton, on Saturday)
The 23-year-old driver, whose name was not given, was arraigned in Northampton District Court on the following charges:
- Trafficking in 36 grams or more of cocaine
- Trafficking in 36 grams or more of heroin
- Possession of with intent to distribute class A drugs
- Possession of with intent to distribute class B drugs
- Operating a motor vehicle without a suspended driver's license
- Motor vehicle lights violation
- No license in possession.
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