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Trial Date Set for Former Westford Selectman Facing Drug Charges After Tewksbury Arrest

Christopher Romeo says that drugs found in his car during a Tewksbury traffic stop did not belong to him, but a client.

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A former Westford selectman says heroin found in his vehicle during a Tewksbury traffic stop in December did not belong to him. It's an argument he will present in court as a trial date has been set for June.

The Lowell Sun reported that Christopher Romeo, who is an attorney, said that when he was arrested on December 30 by Tewksbury Police, the heroin that was found in his vehicle belonged to a client, Joshua Brand, a homeless man who has a record of drug and robbery charges.

Brand agreed to admit in a videotaped interview that the heroin was his, and signed an affidavit saying the same, according to The Sun.

A trial date of June 20 has been set for Romeo, who was a Westford selectman for six years and who is currently on the Zoning Board of Appeals and Board of Assessors, according to the Town of Westford website.

Click here to read the Lowell Sun article in its entirety.
Rusty May 08, 2014 at 08:24 AM
If one were to believe that story one must believe in the Tooth Fairy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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