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Quincy Scanner Tales: Two charged with heroin possession; pedestrian seriously injured

Posted by Jessica Bartlett  November 8, 2012 12:22 PM

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Woman seriously injured in pedestrian accident
A Quincy woman was seriously injured in a pedestrian accident after she was struck with a car at 11:36 a.m. Tuesday, police said.

According to police, the victim walked off the west sidewalk at the intersection of Hancock Street and Billings Road without looking both ways and was struck by a vehicle, which was making a left hand turn onto Hancock Street from Billings Road.

The victim, a 69-year-old woman, was pushing a carriage filled with bottles and cans, police said.

The victim was taken to Boston Medical Center with serious injuries. The driver was not cited in the accident.


Two arrested for alleged heroin possession
Two people were arrested for allegedly distributing heroin on Monday, Quincy police said.

According to Captain John Dougan with the Quincy police, the home on Winthrop Street had been under surveillance for suspected drug activity. Police had applied for search warrants and were watching the home when two people left the house and started to walk separate ways.

Police stopped both parties. The male suspect had heroin on him, according to police, the woman then tried to swallow a plastic bag that police later found to contain three smaller bags of heroin.

A search was conducted of the home, where police reported finding another plastic bag of heroin, a ditigial scale, and other paraphernalia associated with the sale of drugs.

Alicia Young, 24, from Quincy and Bryan Waugh, 29, from Abington were arrested.

Young and Waugh were both charged with possession of Class A – heroin, and Conspiracy to violate the controlled drug laws. Young was additionally charged with possession of Class C – Hydrocodone.

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