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Police nab 2 with more than 1,000 bags of heroin

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    WHATELY, Massachusetts (WSHM) — Massachusetts State Police arrested two people who were in possession of more than 1,000 packets of heroin.

Police said they witnessed a car weaving in and out of its lane on I-91 Northbound in Whately this past Friday.

A trooper conducted a traffic search and found the driver nor the passenger were licensed to operate a motor vehicle.

Troopers then searched the vehicle which led to the discovery of 1,008 packets of heroin, as well as seven grams of cocaine, and one gram of Xanax.

Tommy Newhall, 37, of Chester, Vermont, and Jennifer West, 36, of Claremont, New Hampshire were arrested.

Newhall and West were transported to the Northampton State Police Barracked for processing. They are scheduled to appear in Greenfield District Court.

Newhall is being charged with:

Trafficking in Heroin
Possession of Cocaine
Conspiracy to Violate Drug Laws
Marked Lanes Violation
Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle
West is charged with:

Trafficking in Heroin
Possession of Cocaine
Possession of Xanax
Conspiracy to Violate Drug Laws

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