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18-year-old arrested after heroin sales investigation in Springfield

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SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -

An 18-year-old Springfield resident was arrested after police conducted an investigation into heroin sales in the Fort Pleasant Avenue area.

Ryan Walsh, Spokesperson for the Springfield Police Department said members of the Narcotics Unit arrested Joseph Meijas-Soto Wednesday morning. 

Walsh said 39 bags of heroin were recovered. 

Meijas-Soto was charged with the following:

  • Conspiracy to violate narcotics drug laws
  • Conceal ID of a motor vehicle
  • Unregistered motor vehicle
  • Uninsured motor vehicle
  • Three counts of distribution of heroin 
  • Violation of a drug free school zone

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