Police Find 2,000 Oxycodone Pills During Hopkinton Traffic Stop

HOPKINTON (CBS) – Five people face drug trafficking charges after a traffic stop on Route 495 in Hopkinton.

Early Thursday morning, a State Trooper reported he pulled over the car after watching the driver commit several traffic violations.

Troopers ended up finding 2,000 Oxycodone pills and two dozen Methadone pills in a hidden compartment.

Raul Fontana, 22, of Lawrence, Manuel Barroso, 31, of Nashua, New Hampshire, Julio Herrera, 26, of New York City, Jose Rosario, 23, of Manchester, New Hampshire, and an unnamed juvenile were all charged with trafficking a Class B substance over 200 grams, possession with intent to distribute a Class B substance and conspiracy to violate the drug laws.

Fontana was also cited for a number of motor vehicle violations.


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