Springfield man out on bail arrested in Holyoke drug bust

Fabian Williams had a GPS monitoring device

Fabian Williams was arrested in Holyoke, Mass. for allegedly selling heroin in western Mass. October 18, 2016. (Image Courtesy: Hampden County District Attorney's Office)
Fabian Williams was arrested in Holyoke, Mass. for allegedly selling heroin in western Mass. October 18, 2016. (Image Courtesy: Hampden County District Attorney's Office)

HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) – The Hampden County Narcotics Task Force arrested a Springfield man last week for allegedly selling heroin in the area.

According to the Hampden County District Attorney’s office, the Task Force was investigating the drug trafficking in Hampden County when they found 29-year-old Fabian Williams. Williams is accused of selling a large amount of heroin in Holyoke and Springfield.

Fabian Williams was arrested in Holyoke, Mass. for allegedly selling heroin in western Mass. October 18, 2016. (Image Courtesy: Hampden County District Attorney's Office)
Fabian Williams was arrested in Holyoke, Mass. for allegedly selling heroin in western Mass. October 18, 2016. (Image Courtesy: Hampden County District Attorney’s Office)

During the investigation, it was revealed that Williams had a GPS monitoring device and was out on bail from Hampshire Superior Court for charges that include Rape, the DA’s office said.

On October 18th, around 1:00 p.m., investigators arrested Williams after he was allegedly caught selling heroin in the parking lot of 50 Holyoke Street in Holyoke, said the DA’s office. The investigators seized about 400 bags of heroin during the arrest.

Approximately 400 packaged bags of heroin seized during Fabian Williams arrest. October 18, 2016. (Image Courtesy: Hampden County District Attorney's Office)
Approximately 400 packaged bags of heroin seized during Fabian Williams arrest. October 18, 2016. (Image Courtesy: Hampden County District Attorney’s Office)

The DA’s office said Williams was taken to the Holyoke Police Department for booking, and arraigned in Holyoke District Court on October 19th. His bail on the previous charges were revoked and bail was set at $2,000 for the new charges in Hampden County.

Williams was charged with both Possession and Possession to Distribute a Class A Drug. He is scheduled to return to court for a pre-trial conference on November 15th.

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