While patrolling Route 395 on Thursday, March 8th at 9PM, Massachusetts State Police Troopers pulled up behind a Hyundai Genesis that was in the breakdown lane. Thinking the driver might need assistance Troopers began to investigate.
The driver, only identified as a 41 year old Willimantic, CT man, was in the vehicle with several open beer bottles. After a search of the vehicle and further investigation, the driver was found to be in possession of over 37 grams of cocaine.
The man, who’s name was not released, was placed under arrest and transported to the State Police Barracks in Sturbridge. He was held on $5040 cash bail and charged with possession of alcohol open container in a motor vehicle and trafficking in cocaine.