Alleged Cocaine Dealer Released on $15,000 Bail

A Marlborough woman reportedly admitted to dealing cocaine after being arrested Friday.

An Marlborough woman reportedly told police she sold cocaine to people in the Marlborough and Hudson area after she was caught with 14 grams of the drug bagged for sale in her apartment in Marlborough.

"(Pacheco) also admitted she picks up 10 grams of cocaine once a week, brings it home ... and packages the narcotics up there into salable increments," said Marlborough Police Det. John Manning. "She also admitted that she sells the cocaine to cocaine users around the Marlborough and Hudson area for profit to help her in paying her bills."

On Friday at 6:30 p.m., police arrested Jaqueline S. Pacheco, 49, of 14 Mount Pleasant Street Apt. 12 outside of her apartment on charges of driving without a license during a surveillance operation. They entered her apartment on a search warrant that had been obtained on March 27.

"Approximately 14 grams of packaged cocaine mostly in 1 gram and 1/2 gram increments were located," wrote Manning in his police report.

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Police also found a digital scale which Pacheco reportedly told police she used to weigh the cocaine when she packaged it. Police also found $300 in small bills on Pacheco.

She was arrested on charges of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, class B drug possession, class B drug possession to distribute and conspiracy.

Officials have filed for forfeiture of Pacheco's Altima and other belongings in the apartment. She was released on $15,004 personal recognizance cash bail.


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