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Bennington traffic stop nets 240 bags of heroin

Police in Bennington, Vt. recovered these bags of heroin during a traffic stop. A Massachusetts man will be arraigned Monday.

BENNINGTON, Vt. -- Police conducting a traffic stop late Saturday morning found thousands of dollars' worth of heroin in the car.

Bennington Police say they stopped a Massachusetts-registered vehicle on School Street. During the stop, they say they found 240 bags of heroin and more than $300 in cash on the driver, Dean Carbone, 44, of Springfield, Mass. The heroin itself has a street value of about $3,000.

Police say the "stamp" on these bags has been found at the scene of several recent overdoses.

Carbone is being held on $25,000 bail and is scheduled to be arraigned on Monday, Dec. 18, for the charges of trafficking heroin, sale of a regulated drug and possession of a regulated drug.

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