Worcester woman arrested for cocaine trafficking

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WORCESTER — A joint operation involving the Worcester Police Department, the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Massachusetts State Police, and the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office led to the arrest of a local woman for alleged cocaine trafficking.

On April 19, an officer from Worcester PD, assigned to the task force, collaborated with the United States Postal Inspection Service in a comprehensive investigation.

The probe concluded with a traffic stop on Vernon Street, where authorities apprehended 32-year-old Yeimy Holguin of Paine Street.

During the vehicle search, officers uncovered a substantial quantity of a substance believed to be cocaine.

Holguin was subsequently arrested and charged with trafficking a Class B substance over 200 grams.

The Worcester Police Department has not released further details regarding the amount of cocaine seized or the circumstances leading to the traffic stop.

The arrest marks a significant bust in the ongoing battle against drug trafficking in the region.

Holguin is expected to face charges in court, where the evidence gathered by the task force will be presented.

The collaboration among multiple law enforcement agencies highlights the concerted effort to tackle the narcotics trade at both a local and federal level.

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