CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – A Chicopee man with three outstanding felony warrants was arrested last week by the Hampden County Narcotics Task Force on heroin charges.
According to the Hampden County District Attorney’s office, the Task Force, along with Massachusetts State Police Violent Fugitive Apprehension Section, were investigating the drug trafficking in Hampden County when they came across 34-year-old Aneudy Lopez of Chicopee.
Lopez is accused of selling large amounts of heroin in the Chicopee and Holyoke areas, and has outstanding warrants for trafficking cocaine, distribution of heroin, and money laundering charges, said the DA’s office.
On October 19th, around 2:00 p.m., investigators arrested Lopez after they witnessed him allegedly sell drugs in a parking lot at 639 Memorial Avenue in Chicopee, said the DA’s office. During the arrest, the investigators seized about 500 bags of heroin and a small bag of crack cocaine.
The DA’s office said Lopez was taken to the Chicopee Police Department for booking, and arraigned in Chicopee District Court on October 20th.
Lopez was charged with the following:
- Distribution of a Class A Substance (Heroin)
- Possession of a Class B Substance (Cocaine)
- Operating a Motor Vehicle with a Suspended License
He was held on $50,000 bail and scheduled to appear in court on November 14, 2016. The DA’s office said he will also be taken to Hampden Superior Court on the outstanding warrants.
Massachusetts State Police Detective Unit assigned to Hampden DA’s Office, the Western Massachusetts Gang Task Force, and the Chicopee Police Department also assisted with this investigation.