Massachusetts State Police Media Release – 02162016 – Corrections Officer Arrested for Heroin Trafficking in Somerset
STEPHEN LEBREUX, 40, of Swansea, a corrections officer at MCI-Bridgewater, was arrested in Somerset late this afternoon and charged with trafficking heroin after a several week-long investigation by the Massachusetts State Police Gang Unit with assistance from the FBI.
An undercover state trooper made multiple heroin buys from LEBREUX while he was off-duty and not at the prison.
The suspect was arrested shortly after 4 pm after State Police set up another undercover purchase. When he arrived for the sale he was taken into custody.
The suspect is being held at the MSP Dartmouth Barrack for arraignment at Fall River District Court in the morning. No further information is being released at this time.