Bay State Women Arrested for Drug Operation
(Easthampton, Massachusetts) Two local women have been arrested on drug possession and drug trafficking charges.
Marcella Severance, 54, and Heather Martinez, 39, were arrested after a months-long investigation by Easthampton Police and members of the DA's Anti-Crime Task Force.
Mary Carey, spokeswoman for Northwestern District Attorney David Sullivan, said police have been called to the same Pleasant Street address for fatal drug overdoses twice since January.Details on booking are unavailable.
Sevarance, who was characterized by police as the person in charge of the operation, was charged with trafficking cocaine of in amount between 28 and 100 grams.
Martinez was charged with two counts of possession of a class B substance, Percocet and Suboxone, without a prescription.