(Holyoke, MA) — An I-91 traffic stop in Holyoke has yielded large amounts of heroin and the party drug known as “Molly.” Two 19-year-old men from Hinsdale, New Hampshire and a juvenile girl were stopped driving north around 1 a.m. Tuesday. Police found 16-hundred packets of heroin and five bags of MDMA in the car. MDMA or “Molly” is a drug popular with the Electronic Dance Music scene that’s been linked to a number of deaths in recent months.
Chief David Mottor says fire broke out around 11:30 last night at the Platinum Pony bar and nightclub. He estimates damage at up to 90-thousand dollars.
Sponsored by the Opioid Task Force of Franklin County and the North Quabbin region, White House Drug Control Policy Office Deputy Director Mary Lou Learly was at Greenfield Community College to brief local officials on the administration's efforts to address prescription drug and heroin addiction.
A phony one-hundred dollar bill was passed at the Whately Circle K store, the department reported on its Facebook page.
An Amtrak train bound for Western Massachusetts derailed in central Vermont Monday morning.