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Police: Lowell Woman Gave 10-Year-Old Nephew Bag Containing Cocaine

A woman has been charged with drug trafficking and distributing cocaine to a minor in Lowell.



Mass. Looks To Ban Sale Of Synthetic Drugs

Massachusetts lawmakers will hold a public hearing on a legislation banning the sale of synthetic recreational drugs known as “bath salts.”

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–10/29/2011

Police busted a drug operation near Bridgewater State University.

Cops Bust ‘Sophisticated Drug Operation” At Bridgewater State University

According to police, four students were selling marijuana, cocaine, and oxycodone out of their apartment near Bridgewater State University.


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Somerville Postal Employees Indicted On Drug Trafficking Charges

The indictment alleged two men sold cocaine while on duty at the Somerville Post Office. Two other men were also charged.


Police say these insoles made of cocaine were hidden inside four pairs of shoes that were in Lanns' checked luggage.  (Photo courtesy: Mass. State Police)

JetBlue Passenger Arrested At Logan After Cocaine Found In Shoes

State police arrested a man at Logan Airport Monday night for allegedly trying to smuggle cocaine in his shoes.


Bath Salts are being linked to teen drug abuse.

Bill Filed To Ban Bath Salts In Mass.

The designer drug known as “bath salts” may soon be banned in Massachusetts.


Drug smuggling submarine was carrying 15,000 pounds of cocaine worth $180 million. (Photo Credit:Coast Guard)

Boston-Based Coast Guard Cutter Helps Capture Drug Smuggling Sub

Coast Guard cutter Seneca helped capture a drug smuggling submarine in the western Caribbean.



Drug Suspect Dies At Grafton Police Station

The Worcester district attorney says a man arrested on drug charges has died after being booked at the Grafton police station.


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Lab Tests Show RI Lawmaker Busted On Pot Charge Had Cocaine In System

Laboratory tests show that a Rhode Island lawmaker had cocaine in his system when he was stopped at a police checkpoint and charged with marijuana possession in Connecticut in April.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–06/04/2011

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Salem Man Gets 5 Years Following Bust In RI Drug Sting

A Massachusetts man convicted in Rhode Island of drug trafficking has been sentenced to five years in federal prison. Julio Ernesto Soto, of Salem, Mass., was arrested in a November 2010 Drug Enforcement Administration sting. An informant working with the DEA arranged to buy $24,000 worth of cocaine from the 30-year-old Soto.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–05/28/2011