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Springfield man arrested for allegedly trespassing and carrying packages of cocaine

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Maurice Bailey, 20, of Springfield was arrested after allegedly trespassing and carrying packaged drugs early Wednesday morning.

Springfield police told us they were on patrol in the high-crime area of Federal and Worthington Street when they spotted Bailey, who had allegedly trespassed from this area several times before.

The officers exited their cruiser and approached Bailey as he frantically ran into an apartment and locked the door. Bailey's attempt was unsuccessful as officers moved in and arrested him.

Police said after searching Bailey's pockets, they found packages of crack cocaine and marijuana along with $213 in cash.

Bailey faces three charges including trespassing, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and possession of crack cocaine with intent to distribute.

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