Roman Correa (hereinafter, the “Defendant”) is only 19 years old. He is said to be a “good student”.
Without the aid of a criminal defense miracle, his life, as he has known it, is probably over.
The Defendant, 19 years of age and a senior at Holyoke’s Dean Technical High School, has been charged with heroin trafficking.
He is presently being held on $50,000 bail.
He was arrested on Friday, along with his mother and sister, when law enforcement raided a home in the city’s Six Corners section and reportedly seized more than 800 bags of heroin.
He was arraigned on Monday when he pleaded “not guilty” to trafficking and related charges during his arraignment Monday in Springfield District Court.
Detectives seized 840 bags of heroin, $635 in cash and drug paraphernalia, according to the Commomnwealth.
During the raid, the Defendant’s mother and sister allegedly tangled with police, leading to charges against them, They were charged with resisting arrest and assault and battery on a police officer.
According to Mass Live, at the arraignment, the prosecutor asked for $50,000 bail for theDefendant, citing the large volume of heroin allegedly seized plus the fact he is apparently on probation in another heroin case in Holyoke District Court.