3 arrested for heroin trafficking in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- A months-long investigation into heroin trafficking in the city resulted in three arrests and over 200 grams of heroin being taken off the streets.

In a joint investigation by Springfield Police and the DEA, three suspected heroin traffickers, who were identified as 27-year-old Remys Lara, 21-year-old Nurys Munoz, and 45-year-old Jason Guyette were arrested on Wednesday.

According to Springfield Police, Lara was arrested in a parking lot on the 700 block of Boston Road around 10:30 a.m. after police witnessed a drug transaction, and discovered she was in possession of 112 grams of uncut heroin.

After Lara's arrest, police obtained a search warrant for her apartment on the 1100 block of Worcester Street where they recovered an additional 5 grams of heroin, a digital scale, and other equipment used to cut and package heroin, police said.

An hour later, police arrested Munoz on a warrant at his apartment he shared with Lara on the 100 block of Industrial Avenue in East Longmeadow.

Police then arrested Guyette just after 1 p.m. on a warrant in Indian Orchard.

Throughout the investigation police recovered even more heroin.

As a result of the investigation, Lara was charged with:

  • Arrest Warrant 
  • Heroin Trafficking 18-36 Grams (2 Counts)
  • Heroin Trafficking 36-100 Grams
  • Heroin Trafficking (112 Grams)
  • Possession with the intent to Distribute a Class “A” Drug (Heroin – 5 Grams)

Munoz was charged with: 

  • Arrest Warrant
  • Heroin Trafficking 18-36 Grams (2 Counts)
  • Possession with the intent to  Distribute of a Class “A” Drug (Heroin – 5 Grams)

Guyette is facing the following charges:

  • Arrest Warrant
  • Heroin Trafficking 18-36 Grams

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