Woman charged with running crack delivery service from truck
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — With her four adult children watching, a Massachusetts woman has pleaded not guilty to running a crack cocaine delivery service from her pickup truck.
Sixty-year-old Donna McLeod entered the plea Tuesday on the trafficking cocaine charge at her arraignment in Springfield District Court. She was ordered held on $10,000 bail.
Prosecutors say police raided her apartment Monday and seized about 1.6 ounces of packaged crack cocaine. They also found $407 in cash, several cellphones and two bullets. Prosecutors say McLeod drove around the city making crack deliveries.
The Republican (http://bit.ly/1H19anD ) reports that McLeod’s lawyer asked for lower bail, saying her client isn’t a flight risk and cares for her disabled sister.
McLeod denied possessing ammunition without a license. Her lawyer says the bullets were keepsakes from a military funeral.
Information from: The Springfield (Mass.) Republican, http://www.masslive.com/news/