SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Two people were arrested after an investigation of drug trafficking in Springfield.
The Springfield Police Narcotics Detectives were conducting an investigation on 37-year-old Jose Figueroa of Springfield for the distribution of cocaine, according to Spokesperson Ryan Walsh. Detectives were given a search warrant for Figueroa’s home on Trafton Road.
On Thursday evening, detectives saw Figueroa leave his home in a car. Police pulled his vehicle over a short time later at the intersection of Belmonte Avenue and Oakland Street and detained Figueroa. Detectives then went inside his home and seized approximately 25 grams of cocaine and $486.
Figueroa was arrested and charged with cocaine trafficking (18-36 grams). A woman inside the home, 31-year-old Noemi Peluyera of Springfield, was also arrested and charged with cocaine trafficking (18-36 grams).