Teddy Bear Stuffed With Heroin Found In Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A prosecutor in Massachusetts says 750 bags of heroin were found stuffed inside a teddy bear in a child’s bedroom during a drug raid.

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750 bags of heroin were found stuffed inside this teddy bear. (Photo credit: Hampden County District Attorney

Hampden County District Attorney Anthony Gulluni said the drugs were found in a Springfield apartment on Wednesday.

Gulluni says 22-year-old Joshua Santiago was arrested and charged with drug trafficking.

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Joshua Santiago. (Photo credit: Hampden County District Attorney)

Police say they also seized cocaine, drug paraphernalia, a handgun with a defaced serial number and ammunition from the apartment.

It was not immediately clear if Santiago has an attorney to comment on his behalf.

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