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Northampton Police Make Heroin Bust

(Northampton, MA) — Northampton police have made a heroin bust after a traffic stop on King Street. 23-year-old Kevin Emery of Vermont was arrested Monday afternoon after being stopped for a license plate violation. Police say two female passengers turned over 224 bags of heroin hidden in their body cavities.

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A Thursday afternoon armed standoff in Easthampton has ended peacefully.