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Braintree Scanner Tales: Woman allegedly sells pills to Braintree cop, Georgia permit not enough for man found with gun

Posted by Jessica Bartlett  April 30, 2013 08:50 PM

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Woman arrested after allegedly selling pills to Braintree cop

A Braintree woman was arrested on Thursday afternoon after allegedly selling prescription drugs to an undercover police officer on two separate occasions.

According to police, the suspect was first contacted on April 11 and sold several Adderall pills to an undercover officer.

The same officer then went back to the suspect a second time and purchased Adderall and Vicodin.

Police received a search warrant for the suspect’s home and vehicle, and stopped her as she was leaving her house.

The suspect allegedly had Adderall and Vicodin pills and she was placed under arrest. At her Parkside Avenue home, police found additional Adderall and Vicodin pills.

Leslie D. Trubiano, 54, of Braintree was charged with two counts distribution of a Class B substance and one count of distribution of a Class C substances for the sales to the undercover officer.

She was additionally charged with possession with intent to distribute a Class B and Class C drug based on the pills seized from her vehicle and home.


Georgia gun permit not enough for man found with gun

Police arrested a Georgia man on Monday after finding a loaded .45 caliber handgun in his possession.

Police said officers approached the suspect and a companion, who were parked on Washington Street facing the wrong direction.

The suspect denied having any weapons in the car, but police found a .45 caliber semi-automatic pistol under the seat where the suspect was sitting.

Though the suspect produced a Georgia gun permit, he did not have a permit issued within Massachusetts.

Norris A. Byrd, JR., 24, of Jonesboro, Georgia was arrested and charged with illegal possession of a firearm.

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