Chicopee crash leads to man arrested on drug charges
CHICOPEE, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - A Thorndike man is facing charges after a crash over the weekend in Chicopee.
Chicopee Police responded to the scene of a crash on Sunday in the area of East Main Street after a car crashed into a pole.
When officers arrived on-scene, the driver of the car, identified as 45-year-old Shane Carney, began running on foot and while running, Carey allegedly threw items into the woods.
Police were able to catch the Carney a short time later.
K-9 units searched the woods and found that Carney reportedly threw narcotics and a knife. A subsequent search led to the seizure of approximately $4,000 in cash, as well as 400 bags of heroin, several pills, and drug paraphernalia.
Carney now faces numerous drug and traffic charges.
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