Woman arrested after police seize heroin, cash in Monson


MONSON, Mass. (WWLP) – An anonymous call led to a drug bust and arrest in Monson this weekend.

Police were alerted to some possible drug activity on Maxwell Road.

Police arrested 37-year old Joanna Valardi after they found nearly 40 bags of heroin and $180 in cash.

Valardi is charged with the distribution of a class A substance, and conspiracy to violate the drug law.

She is being held at the Chicopee Women’s Correctional Facility, until her hearing on Monday in Palmer District Court.

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