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Peabody Teen Charged With Multiple Drug Offenses

A motor vehicle stop on Oak Street on Saturday night resulted in three drug-related arrests.

At 8:47 p.m., police arrested Joseph Turco, 19, 44 Oak St., Peabody, and charged him with possessing a Class A drug to distribute, possessing a Class B drug to distribute, conspiracy to violate drug law, carrying a dangerous weapon (brass knuckles), distributing a Class B drug and possessing a Class C drug to distribute.

Police also arrested Joseph R. Vieira, 35, 123D Hawthorne St., Apt. 5, Chelsea, and Brandon Errabey, 20, 38 Sunset Road, Winthrop, and charged both of them with possessing a Class B drug and conspiracy to violate drug law.

The vehicle they were in was towed to the police station. 

Saber Walsh May 19, 2014 at 12:18 PM
Gotta love what our young people do without being able to get a job. With the new minimum wage in effect, selling drugs will be the only way that some will be able to get money. And now with so many of them wearing red "gangwear," they will have some awesome new friends with similar interests to hang with. Gangstah's Paradise -- the new American dream!
bandaid bandit May 19, 2014 at 08:06 PM
And yet given recent court filings, many law abiding Peabody residents are arbitrarily denied the most efficient means of protecting themselves.
Andrew Denaro May 19, 2014 at 10:12 PM
Bandaid bandit is absolutely right, though he also left out the part that it is also our Constitutional Right. Hopefully whomever becomes the new chief will support the Rights of Peabody's law abiding citizens.
bandaid bandit May 20, 2014 at 06:54 PM
While that'd be great, won't help much when the chief's immediate superior is a member of MAIG, every town, or whatever they change the name to once their false "statistics" wear thin.
Andrew Denaro May 21, 2014 at 10:16 AM
Sadly you're right. :(

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