5 arrested, over 400 bags of heroin seized in Springfield - Western Mass News - WGGB/WSHM

5 arrested, over 400 bags of heroin seized in Springfield

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Pictured from Left to Right: (Victor Rosa, Natasha Blankenship, Angel Suarez) Pictured from Left to Right: (Victor Rosa, Natasha Blankenship, Angel Suarez)
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Pictured from Left to Right: Susan Chapman, Victor Rosario) Pictured from Left to Right: Susan Chapman, Victor Rosario)
SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -

Springfield police are continuing their efforts to combat drug activity following a series of arrests on Tuesday.

According to posts on the Springfield Police Department's Facebook page, five people were arrested on drug charges during two separate incidents.

The first set of arrests occurred during a a narcotics operation on the 2200 block of Main Street.

58-year-old Angel Suarez, 32-year-old Natasha Blankenship, and 53-year-old Victor Rosa face drug charges after police seized  300 bags of “crazy” labeled heroin.

Police said they witnessed 27-year-old Victor Rosario and 38-year-old Susan Chapman deal heroin on the 600 block of State Street.

Police stopped Chapman’s car after the alleged drug deal and recovered more than 100 bags of “sleep giant” stamped heroin.

Rosario was in possession of 10 bags of heroin and had more than $2,000 in cash, said police. 

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