News

Northampton Traffic Stop Nets Stolen Guns, Drugs

Northampton Traffic Stop Nets Stolen Guns, Drugs

(Northampton, MA)  — A traffic stop in Northampton results in the confiscation of stolen guns, cash and illegal drugs. Police stopped a car on Conz Street early yesterday morning for an equipment violation and found 59 grams of heroin, just under nine ounces of marijuana, two stolen handguns with ammunition and over 500 dollars in cash. The two men in the car were arrested on drug trafficking charges. The heroin alone had a street value of around 20-thousand dollars.

 

Recent Headlines

10 hours ago in Local

New Details of Misconduct From State Chemist

cocaine

A former state chemist says she was under the influence of drugs for most of her time working in an Amherst drug lab.

10 hours ago in Local

Portland Pirates Hockey Coming to Springfield

hockey puck

Reports out of Maine indicate that the Portland Pirates of the AHL will relocate to Springfield, replacing the Falcons, which are moving to a new facility in Tucson next season.

10 hours ago in Local

Springfield Water Main Break Knocks Out Power

storm water

It happened at around 1:30 yesterday, creating a massive sinkhole on Main Street and knocking out electricity.

10 hours ago in Local

Northampton Council To Consider Prohibiting Water Privatization

12.17.15 northampton city council

The council will consider a resolution mandating that the city’s water supply never fall into private hands as it did in Flint Michigan, which eventually led to a contamination of that system.

10 hours ago in Local

Rollover in Southampton Hurts Teen

police lights

The rollover was the culmination of a chase which began in Northampton. An 18-year-old girl riding in the car suffered serious injuries in that accident.