Pawtucket man arrested for multiple charges after almost striking Norton officer

Norton Police Department (WLNE)

NORTON, Mass. (WLNE)- The Norton Police have released information surrounding an arrest that happened on Monday afternoon.

Joshua Terrien, 26, of Pawtucket, was seen by detectives engaging in what they believed to be a drug deal.

Terrien attempted to flee once police approached his car and began speaking with him, almost striking an officer.

After getting stuck in a snow mound on the side of the road, police were able to remove and arrest Terrien. No injuries were sustained during the altercation.

Terrien has been charged with the following:

  • Trafficking fentanyl over 10 grams
  • Possession with intent to distribute a class B substance (crack cocaine)
  • Possession with intent to distribute a class D substance (marijuana)
  • Assault with a dangerous weapon (motor vehicle)
  • Resisting arrest

Terrien has been held on $50,000 bail and is due to appear in Attleboro District Court on Tuesday.

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