Feeding Hills man charged with driving while high

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WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A Feeding Hills man was arrested for allegedly driving while high in West Springfield Thursday afternoon.

According to West Springfield police, Aleksandr Novak crashed into a parked car in the area of Elm and Armstrong Streets around 2:00 p.m. 

West Springfield police say a hypodermic needle and an empty package stamped ‘Exit 3’ was found in the car. The police department’s certified drug recognition expert later confirmed that Novak was under the influence of heroin at the time of the crash.

Novak is now facing charges of OUI drugs and reckless operation of a motor vehicle.

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