Chicopee man arrested in Springfield on drug distribution charges.

(courtesy Springfield Police Department)

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - A Chicopee man was taken into custody Friday afternoon on heroin and cocaine distribution charges.

Springfield Police Department spokesperson Ryan Walsh tells us that, around 2:30 p.m. on Friday, April 12, detectives witnessed a drug transaction take place on the 1000 block of Dwight Street, which is located in the North End of the city.

Walsh adds that , under the direction of Sgt. James Mazza and Sgt. Ron Sheehan, members of the Strategic Impact Unit were able to locate the primary suspect, later identified as 27-year-old Chicopee resident Jomar Munoz, in the area of Main and Church Streets.

Police were able to recover seventeen bags of heroin and twenty-one bags of cocaine from Munoz, and was subsequently placed under arrest.

Munoz is being charged with the intent to distribute a Class A drug, as well as possession with the intent to distribute a Class B drug.

He is expected to appear in court sometime later this week for his arraignment.

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