100+ bags ‘100% Vital’ heroin seized in East Longmeadow traffic stop

Passenger also arrested

Photo courtesy East Longmeadow Police Dept.

EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass. (WWLP) – Police in East Longmeadow uncovered more than 100 bags of heroin during a traffic stop on North Main Street Thursday.

According to East Longmeadow Police, officers arrested the driver, Adam Scheuerman, of Chicopee, after determining he had an active warrant. Police say the passenger, Joel Gauthier, of East Longmeadow, was also arrested after he allegedly ran from the car while speaking with officers.

East Longmeadow police allegedly found 127 bags of heroin labeled “100% Vital” inside the car.

Gauthier is being charged with possession of a Class A substance with intent to distribute and resisting arrest.