The announced yesterday that officers have taken roughly two pounds of marijuana off the streets.
According to Burlington Police, on the early morning of Tuesday, Jan. 31, at approximately 12:50 a.m. Officer David Outerbridge of the Burlington Police Department conducted a motor vehicle stop of a gray 2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee on Winn Street, in the area of and the .
During the search, Outerbridge became suspicious and began a search and investigation of the vehicle and its occupants. That search led to the finding of a large quantity of marijuana" inside the vehicle. The vehicle was being occupied by two male subjects, a 25-year-old Arlington male and a 24-year-old Burlington male.
Police arrested Brian Bonaccolto, 25, Arlington and charged him with being in possession of a class "D" substance with intent to distribute. The majijuana confiscated weighed over two pounds and had an estimated street value of approximately $6,000. The suspect was held for court on $2,000 cash bail.
Burlington Officers Sergeant Daniel Hannafin and Officer Lyn Reynolds assisted in the arrest.
Officer Joseph Papsedero and Burlington Police K-9 Havoc were summoned to the scene to conduct a further search of the vehicle, police said. That search revealed no further drugs inside the vehicle.