Three arrested during traffic stop after police allegedly seized drugs in Bernardston

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(Massachusetts State Police Department)

BERNARDSTON, Mass. (WWLP) – Three arrests were made after Massachusetts State Police allegedly seized narcotics during a traffic stop in Bernardston early Friday evening. 

According to the Massachusetts State Police Department, 30-year-old Luke Perry, 29-year-old Mandie-Rae Perry, and 33-year-old Eddie Torres were arrested after police conducted a vehicle search and allegedly discovered cocaine and heroin. 

State police say around 3:00 p.m., a trooper pulled over a car on Route 91 northbound in Bernardston for driving in a incorrect travel lane. During the stop, police ran an RMV inquiry and arrested Luke Perry for driving with a suspended license. 

As police removed Perry from the car, they allegedly saw a crack pipe on the floor of the driver’s seat which led to a vehicle search. 

With extra assistance, police allegedly seized a large sheathed knife, a baggie containing a substance believed to be crack cocaine, a baggie containing powder cocaine, and around 500 individually packed waxed baggies of heroin.

Police say all three suspects were arrested and taken to State Police-Shelburne Falls for booking.

Bail was denied.

The suspects were then taken to Greenfield District Court where they were arraigned on the following charges:

33-year-old Eddie Torres of New York:

  • Trafficking in cocaine
  • Conspiracy to violate drug law
  • Resisting arrest
  • Trafficking in fentanyl
  • Possession of Class A drug with intent to distribute
  • Carrying a dangerous weapon
  • Failure to wear a seatbelt

30-year-old Luke Perry of Vermont: 

  • Trafficking in cocaine
  • Conspiracy to violate drug law
  • Trafficking in fentanyl
  • Possession of Class A drug with intent to distribute
  • Unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle
  • Motor vehicle equipment violation
  •  Marked lanes violation.

29-year-old Mandie-Rae Perry of Vermont:

  • Trafficking in cocaine
  • Conspiracy to violate drug law
  • Trafficking in fentanyl
  • Possession of Class A drug with intent to distribute

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