Massachusetts lawmakers will hold a public hearing on a legislation banning the sale of synthetic recreational drugs known as “bath salts.”
According to police, four students were selling marijuana, cocaine, and oxycodone out of their apartment near Bridgewater State University.
The indictment alleged two men sold cocaine while on duty at the Somerville Post Office. Two other men were also charged.
State police arrested a man at Logan Airport Monday night for allegedly trying to smuggle cocaine in his shoes.
The designer drug known as “bath salts” may soon be banned in Massachusetts.
Coast Guard cutter Seneca helped capture a drug smuggling submarine in the western Caribbean.
The Worcester district attorney says a man arrested on drug charges has died after being booked at the Grafton police station.
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.
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.
During a traffic stop on Route 24, according to police, a drug-sniffing State Police dog named Hondo uncovered two kilos of cocaine.