DA: Daycare Owner Charged With Distributing Cocaine

One person is under arrest for allegedly trafficking cocaine while operating a licensed daycare.

The Hampden District Attorney's office says Elsie Pereira of Springfield was arrested last week.

Authorities say numerous suspicious packages were delivered to Pereira's home, including one that was seized containing 160-thousand dollars' worth of cocaine.

Massachusetts State Police detectives have reportedly notified the Department of Children and Families regarding the status of the daycare.


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