Massachusetts police executed a search warrant before detaining a man and his girlfriend on Sept. 24 on drug charges. The warrant was executed on the man's residence located on Arch Street in Haverhill. According to sources, he was the second winner in an instant lottery game on Aug. 20. Police and court officials claim that despite the winnings, both individuals were still collecting housing assistance and using EBT cards.
Police allegedly discovered illegal narcotics, weapons and other drug paraphernalia inside the home. The man faces charges that include conspiracy to violate drug laws, possession of oxycodone, trafficking cocaine and possession with intent to distribute. His girlfriend was charged with conspiracy to violate a drug law and possession of marijuana and cocaine with intent to distribute. Authorities mentioned that charges for growing marijuana may be forthcoming as well.