Massachusetts State Police arrest two on drug charges
By News Staff
BROCKTON, MASS (WLNE) – Two men were arrested by Massachusetts stating police for drug trafficking after a vehicle stop on Friday night.
According to the department, members of the Troop D Community Action Team initiated a motor vehicle stop at about 6:30 p.m of a 2011 Nissan Altima on West Chestnut Street in Brockton, for illegal window tint.
The vehicle then turned into a driveway of someone unrelated to them without signaling, according to the police.
Police say the occupants of the vehicle appeared nervous when they approached them.
After getting the occupants out of the vehicle, troopers located approximately 14 grams of suspected fentanyl and approximately 2 grams of crack cocaine inside the vehicle.
Troopers also located more than $1,700.00 cash on the operator, 23-year-old Ayoub Boubit or Arlington, and more than $6,900.00 on the passenger of the vehicle, 24-year-old Antonio Martins of Brockton.
Both men arrested on the following charges:
1. Trafficking in fentanyl
2. Conspiracy to Violate the drug laws.
Boubit was additionall charged with possession with intent to distribute a Class B Drug and Trespassing in a motor vehicle. Police say he was also cited for illegal window tint and failure to signal.
Martins was additionally charged with Possession with Intent to Distribute a Class B Drug, subsequent offense.
The department says both men were held on $1,000.00 bail pending their arraignment in Brockton District Court.