State Police Make Marijuana Bust on Nantucket

State Police seize marijuana and cash Friday night in Nantucket during a traffic stop.

State Police seize marijuana and cash Friday night in Nantucket during a traffic stop.

NANTUCKET – A State Police trooper making a normal traffic stop stumbled upon an alleged marijuana trafficker.

The trooper pulled over a man driving a GMC 1500 pickup truck around 8 p.m. Friday night for operating without headlights on Sparks Avenue.

After an investigation, Matthew Fry, 24, of Nantucket, was arrested for possession of and intent to distribute marijuana.

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State Police said they seized a large quantity of marijuana and $14,000 cash.

Fry was taken to the Nantucket Police Department for booking and was held pending bail.

He will be arraigned Monday in Nantucket District Court.