DA: 2 arrested after 13K+ bags of heroin, $80K+ in cash seized in Franklin County

Crime

GREENFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A man and a woman are facing charges after thousands of bags of heroin and thousands of dollars in cash were seized in Franklin County.

Northwestern District Attorney spokesperson Mary Carey told 22News 28-year-old Steven Hall Jr., and 20-year-old Lauren Donovan, both of Greenfield, were arrested Tuesday morning by the Northwestern District Anti-Crime Task Force and Greenfield police.

Carey said they’re being charged in connection with the discovery of more than 13,000 bags of suspected heroin, more than $80,000 in cash, and a loaded 45-caliber large capacity handgun.

Both Hall Jr. and Donovan are facing the following charges: 

  • Trafficking heroin 100 grams less than 200 grams
  • Possession of large capacity firearm while engaged in a felony
  • Possession of a firearm without an FID card
  • Possession of ammunition without a permit
  • Improper storage or a large capacity firearm
  • Two counts of wanton/reckless behavior creating risk for serious bodily injury to a child

The pair is scheduled to be arraigned in Greenfield District Court Tuesday. 

22News will bring you new information as it becomes available.

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