Connecticut woman allegedly caught in Greenfield with 200 bags of heroin

A helicopter and police dogs were used during the search

Photo Courtesy: Greenfield Police Dept.

GREENFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Greenfield Police arrested a 20-year-old woman from Connecticut after she allegedly attempted to escape from multiple police units and even a helicopter.

According to the Greenfield Police Facebook page, 20-year-old Cayla E. Jones and another suspect were arrested in the area of Silver and Federal Streets in Greenfield. Around 3:30 Thursday, Cayla attempted to lose the police after speeding past Massachusetts State Police.

Cayla E. Jones (Photo Courtesy: Greenfield Police Dept.)
Cayla E. Jones (Photo Courtesy: Greenfield Police Dept.)

Cayla abandoned her car and went on foot to get in another car that was near by. However, with the assistance of the State Police, a helicopter search, police dogs and a witness, police were able to locate the second car and arrest Cayla and the other suspect.

Greenfield Police said after the suspects were under arrest, officers searched the car and found what they believe to be a large amount of crack cocaine and over 200 bags of heroin, packaged for sale. The substances was sent to the drug lab for confirmation.

Cayla, who was driving the car, is from Manchester, Connecticut. Greenfield Police arrested her for Possession with intent to Distribute a Class A and a Class B substance. Two counts of Possession with Intent to Distribute within 300 feet of a School Zone, and Conspiracy to Violate the Drug Laws.

Cayla was brought to the Greenfield Police Department and held on bail until her arraignment. The other suspect was placed into State Police custody; more information was not made available on his case.

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