New Bedford woman arrested for alleged heroin trafficking

Crystal Alicia Hinson

FALMOUTH – A narcotics investigation led to the seizure of over 50 grams of heroin and the arrest of a New Bedford Woman.

On Monday, police stopped a vehicle on Route 151 as part of a narcotics investigation. The passenger, Crystal Alicia Hinson, 35, of New Bedford, was arrested by police after 53 grams of heroin was found on her person.

Trafficking Heroin is a more serious offense than mere possession of an illegal drug or illegal drug distribution. Trafficking 53 grams of heroin may be punished by five to twenty years of imprisonment.

In Falmouth District Court, Ms. Hinson was held on $100,000 bail
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