Bennington traffic stop
nets police 400 bags of heroin.
Police say a New York City man used a
taxi to traffic $5,000 worth of heroin into Vermont.
Thursday night, Bennington Police
stopped the cab on Main Street for a motor vehicle violation. Police searched
the taxi and found 400 bags of heroin and a small amount of marijuana in
passenger Shamel Alexander's bag. The 25-year-old Brooklyn man is facing drug
trafficking charges. He's being held for lack of $100,000 bail.