SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - Police broke up an alleged "illegal pharmacy" and arrested three people in the Pine Point section of Springfield on Wednesday.
Springfield Police Sgt. John Delaney told 22News the Narcotics Division had been doing undercover surveillance at 201 Rosemary Drive for weeks after receiving information that Oxycontin pills were being distributed from the house by the way of deliveries.
Sgt. Delaney said Wednesday night officers followed 46 year-old Curtis Jackson after he left the house to a parking lot on Boston Road where they spotted him selling drugs to a city woman. Police continued to follow Jackson and waited for a second "delivery" place him under arrest.
According to Sgt. Delaney, Jackson told police he was just a "delivery guy" and that Edward Cisero was running the operation out of the house on Rosemary Drive. Police obtained a search warrant and raided the house.
They found over 600 prescription pills, including Oxycontin and Vicodin, as well as close to $2,000 in cash, a drug ledger, and packaging materials.
Police arrested 54 year-old Edward Cisero for drug trafficking , 46 year-old Curtis Jackson for distribution, and 29 year-old Moniquea Williams for possession.
Sgt. Delaney said more arrests are likely as police continue the investigation.