Sudbury police make large drug bust during traffic stop
Published Friday, November 8, 2019 1:55PM EST
SUDBURY -- Sudbury police say they seized over $62,000 in drugs, including purple heroin, during a recent traffic stop.
According to police, officers with the drug enforcement unit investigated a local resident who was suspected of trafficking a deadly mix of fentanyl and heroin, known as purple heroin, in a residential area full of children.
Officials say officers arrested the 33-year-old male suspect during a traffic stop on Wednesday night.
Subsequently, police say a search warrant carried out on the man's Atlee Avenue home and his vehicle resulted in the seizure of:
- Over $48,000 of purple heroin
- Oxycodone pills
- Almost $13,000 of methamphetamine pills
- Over $13,000 in cash
The accused is facing charges of drug trafficking and possession of property obtained by crime.