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I-84 arrest in Sturbridge yields $41,000 worth of drugs; second major bust in one day

A New York man is facing charges after more than $41,000 worth of drugs including cocaine, heroin, and Percocet was seized from his car following a traffic stop Tuesday night, State Police said. Carlos Vargas, 35, was arrested on Interstate 84 at 9:50 p.m. after speeding and marked lane violations, police said. It was the second major drug bust on Tuesday resulting from a traffic stop on I-84 in Sturbridge. Early that morning, State Police arrested three men and seized a kilogram of cocaine and more than $28,000 in cash after stopping a livery van for allegedly speeding.

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