June 12, 2024


The revoked registration of a minivan driving on Route 84 in Sturbridge Monday led officers to recuperate 45 rounds of ammunition, two handguns, and extra.

Marijuana recovery
A 30-year previous man was arrested Monday when a random verify of his minivan led to the restoration of over 45 kilos of marijuana. Massachusetts State Police

A 30-year-old Brockton man was arrested Monday when a random verify of his minivan led to the invention of almost 50 kilos of marijuana, two weapons, and dozens of rounds of ammunition, Massachusetts State Police mentioned.

The person was driving on Route 84 in Sturbridge Monday, when a trooper determined to carry out a random verify of his automobile, state police mentioned in a press launch. He pulled right into a fuel station, the place the trooper decided his registration had been revoked on account of an insurance coverage problem.

The trooper arrested the person after checking his license and studying he had an energetic warrant, police mentioned. 

Marijuana paraphernalia contained in the van was in plain sight of officers, police mentioned, main troopers to look the automobile.

The minivan search recovered greater than 45 kilos of marijuana, two handguns, two loaded magazines, a loaded 30-round pistol journal, and greater than 45 rounds of ammunition, police mentioned.

The person was arraigned at Dudley District Court docket on 10 fees, together with working an unregistered motorcar, illegal possession of a firearm, possession of a giant capability feeding machine, and possession to distribute marijuana.