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Lynn man arrested after being found with $40,000 worth of heroin and cocaine

(Lynn Police Department)

LYNN — A 34-year-old Lynn man was arrested on drug trafficking charges after he was found with more than $40,000 worth of heroin and cocaine in his car on Monday afternoon.

Jonathan Rodriguez was charged with heroin trafficking more than 200 grams, cocaine distribution, cocaine possession with intent to distribute, firearm use in a felony, possession of a firearm without a firearm identification card, carrying a loaded firearm and unlawful possession of ammo without a firearm identification card.

An investigation by the Lynn Police Drug Task Force led to a car stop on Chatham Street at approximately 1:45 p.m. A search of Rodriguez’s car led to the seizure of more than 400 grams of heroin, five grams of cocaine, drug paraphernalia, a handgun and ammo, Lynn Police Lt. Michael Kmiec said.

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