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.

Lauren Dezenski can be reached at
Loading comments...
Real journalists. Real journalism. Subscribe to The Boston Globe today.
We hope you've enjoyed your free articles.
Continue reading by subscribing to for just 99¢.
 Already a member? Log in Home
Subscriber Log In

We hope you've enjoyed your 5 free articles'

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week
Marketing image of
Marketing image of