Hingham: Traffic Stop Results in Drug Arrests

Hingham Police get a significant amount of drugs off the streets after stopping a car for having a light out.

Last Thursday, Hingham Police pulled over a car on Fort Hill Street around 2 am with two women and man in the vehicle.

27-year-old Randy Lohnes of Quincy was a passenger and told officers he had a warrant so he was immediately put in the back of a cruiser.

When he exited the car, Police noticed granules of a white substance on the seat and made the two other passengers exit the vehicle.

Police searched the vehicle and found 11 strips of suboxone, 4 grams of heroin, 8 grams of crystal meth, 8 grams of an unknown white powder, a scale and smoking paraphernalia

24-year-old Jamie Welsh also of Quincy was driving the car and she is charged with possession of crystal meth and a lights violation.

32-year-old Katirae Scannel of Roslindale was also arrested on a warrant.

The drugs had an estimated street value of $600.


About Amy Leonard

Amy Leonard grew up in Carver and always had a passion for radio. She studied radio production at New England Institute of Technology in Rhode Island, then moved to Martha's Vineyard where she worked as a DJ at WVVY producing the midday show called PB and Jams. She has since then camped across the country to California but has made her way back to the only home she knows, the South Shore.