Police arrest 2 on drug charges in Manchester
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MANCHESTER — Two people have been arrested on drug charges after officers pulled over the vehicle they had been driving.
Officers with the Gang Prevention Unit pulled over a vehicle in the area of 370 Hanover St. around 12:30 p.m. Saturday. During the stop, officers noticed the smell of marijuana and asked the driver Xavier Ovalles, 20, and passenger Lynda Tremblay, 55, both of Manchester to step out of the car and speak with them, police said.
Officers searched Ovalles and found 5.9 grams of crack cocaine hidden in his sock and over $1,000 cash inside of his pocket, police said. The officers located an additional 5.9 grams of cocaine on Tremblay, police said.
Officers searched the vehicle and found 7.6 grams of marijuana and a box of unused ziplock bags. The vehicle was towed from the scene.
Ovalles was charged with possession of controlled drug with intent to distribute and driving after suspension/revocation. He was released on $5,000 cash/surety bail and is scheduled to appear in Hillsborough County Superior Court - North on Oct. 12.
Tremblay was charged with possession of controlled drug and was scheduled to appear in Manchester district court and Hillsborough County Superior Court - North on Wednesday.