Traffic Stop Leads To Drug Charges And Warrant Arrest
Beverly Police Arrested Miguel Peguero 20 of Lynn, on charges of possession with intent to distribute Class A (Heroin) Class B (Suboxone), refusing to identify self to police, disorderly conduct, violation of an abuse prevention order, and on 4 outstanding warrants following a traffic stop on Thorndike Street. Officer Thomas Nolan conducted a traffic stop on Thorndike Street on a vehicle which was unregistered and uninsured. The operator of the vehicle Alyssa Grozier 23 of Gloucester was arrested and charged with unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, operating an unregistered/uninsured motor vehicle, unsafe operation of a motor vehicle, and interfering with a police investigation as a result of the stop. Grozier’s passenger in the vehicle, Later identified as Peguero, gave Officers a false name and 3 false dates of birth at the time of the stop, and also led Officers on a brief foot pursuit prior to being taken into custody. Once Peguero’s true identity was learned it was also learned that Peguero had 4 outstanding warrants. Peguero was found to be in possession of both Heroin, and Suboxone at the time of his arrest.