Police seize $194K, weed, and gun in Massachusetts narcotics investigation


LUDLOW, Mass. (WWLP) — A Western Massachusetts man was arrested after a search was conducted at his home Monday morning.

According to a news release from the Ludlow Police Department, 29-year-old Isaiah L. Polk was arrested in his Laconia Street home. The arrest came after a narcotics investigation led to a search warrant being issued. Police said they seized more than $194,000 in cash, a large amount of cannabis, and an illegally possessed firearm.

Polk is being held at the Hampden County House of Corrections on $25,040 bail and is scheduled to be arraigned in Palmer District Court Wednesday. Polk was charged with:

  • Possession of Drugs with the intent to Distribute (Class D)
  • Possession of a Firearm without FID Card
  • Possession of Ammunition without ID Card
  • The improper storage of a Firearm near a minor

Dogs from the Monson Police Department’s K-9 Unit assisted Ludlow Police.

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