BELLOWS FALLS – Police arrested a 62-year-old Bellows Falls man with 74 bags of heroin, $5,000 in cash, and a long rifle on Sunday.
Police executed a search warrant on the suspect’s apartment on Oak Street at approximately 11:00 a.m.
Police identified the suspect as Nicholas J. Marrocco, 62, from Bellows Falls.
Marrocco was not located in his apartment at the time of the raid and was later found and arrested in White River Junction and transferred to Bellows Falls, according to authorities.
According to the report, Marrocco was currently on conditions of release for a prior heroin distribution conviction.
Police transferred Marrocco to a correctional facility and held him on a $25,000 bail.
Police say this heroin bust is part of an ongoing effort to combat drug trafficking in the Village of Bellows Falls.