Massachusetts State Police Release – 02192018 – Maine Men Arrested for Trafficking Heroin and Cocaine in Haverhill
Early yesterday morning, at approximately 3 a.m., Trooper Matthew Zahoruiko and Trooper Christopher Ryan, conducted a check of the rest area in Haverhill on Interstate 495 northbound. The Troopers observed and spoke to two men who were seated in a Chevrolet Malibu, which was parked parallel with the curb, despite the designated parking spaces being positioned horizontally within the Rest Area.
As a result of an investigation, the two men, later identified as JOSHUA E. BLODGETT, 26, of Skowhegan, Maine and SHANE R. LUNT, 25, of Benton, Maine were found to be in possession of 101.1 grams of cocaine and 51.4 grams of heroin.
Both men were placed under arrest and brought to the State Police Barracks in Newbury for booking.
Both men were charged with the following offenses:
1. Trafficking in Heroin
2. Trafficking in Cocaine
LUNT was additionally charged with:
1. Furnishing a False Name/SSN
Both men were held on $50,000 bail and are scheduled for arraignment in Haverhill District Court tomorrow.
No further information is currently available. Please do not call the barracks directly.