Two arrested on drug charges following I-91 traffic stop

(Photo provided by Mass. State Police)

Two Springfield residents are under arrest on drug charges following a weekend traffic stop.

Mass. State Police said that around 11:45 p.m. Saturday, a trooper pulled over a car for motor vehicle violations along I-91 north in Greenfield.

An investigation by State Police troopers, along with K-9s, found that that driver, 38-year-old Aaron Belcher of Springfield, and the passenger, 21-year-old Raven Sullivan of Springfield, were allegedly in possession of approximately 37 grams of cocaine and an open container of alcohol.

Both Belcher and Sullivan were arrested and charged with trafficking in cocaine, conspiracy to violate drug law, and possession of an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle.

Belcher is facing additional charges of marked lanes violation and speeding, while Sullivan has an additional charge of failure to wear a seat belt.

Bail was set for both suspects at $5,000 pending arraignment Monday in Greenfield District Court.

Copyright 2018 Western Mass News (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.