Three Arrested on Drug Charges in Sturbridge

Massachusetts State Police Release – 05032017 – Three Arrested on Drug Charges in Sturbridge

Last evening, at approximately 8:15 p.m., Trooper Stephen Hazelton of the State Police Sturbridge Barracks, stopped a GMC Envoy on Route 84 Eastbound in the town of Sturbridge for a motor vehicle violation.

As a result of an investigation, with the assistance of Troopers Dylan Morris and Kenneth Hanchett, two of the  occupants of the vehicle were found to be in possession of illegally possessed narcotics, including heroin, cocaine, and Suboxone. A third occupant was found to be in possession of marijuana and conspiring with the other two occupants in regards to trafficking narcotics.

The driver, identified as ABOUBACAR A. CONGO, 28, of Bronx New York, passengers DESIREE L. PELLETIER, 33 of Livermore Falls Maine, and THIERRY K. LILIOU, 38, of Bronx New York, were all placed under arrest and brought to the Sturbridge Barracks for booking.

CONGO also had an active warrant for his arrest from Dudley District Court for other violations. CONGO was charged with the following:
1.            Trafficking in cocaine
2.            Trafficking in heroin/morphine/opium
3.            Conspiracy to violate drug law
4.            Fail to signal
5.            Marked lanes violation
6.            Miscellaneous mv equipment violation

PELLETIER also had an active arrest warrant for her arrest from Lawrence District Court for prior drug offenses. PELLETIER was charged with the following:
1.            Possession to distribute Class B drug
2.            Possess Class B drug
3.            Possess Class B drug
4.            Possess Class E drug

LILIOU was charged with the following:
1.            Conspiracy to violate drug law
2.            Possess marijuana in open container in mv
3.            Fail to wear seat belt
4.            Intimidate witness

All three were expected to be arraigned this morning at Dudley District Court.

No further information is currently available.  Please do not call the barracks directly.

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