700 bags of heroin, $6,700 in cash seized at West Springfield motel

"Blue Shark" heroin seized

WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Several hundred bags of heroin and thousands of dollars of cash were seized during a drug raid at a West Springfield motel.

According to the West Springfield Police Department’s official Facebook page, narcotics officers, members of the FBI Western Massachusetts Gang Task Force and the Hampden County District Attorney’s Narcotics Task Force searched the Westside Inn located at 1032 Riverdale Street Thursday afternoon.

The motel was searched as a result of an investigation into heroin distribution there. In all, police say 700 bags of “Blue Shark” heroin and $6,700 were recovered.

Information about any arrests has not been released.