Barnstable Police Street Crimes Unit officers arrested two East Falmouth women accused of trafficking heroin on Thursday.
While conducting surveillance in the Bell Tower Mall parking lot, police observed a Jaguar with two occupants behaving in a manner consistent with narcotics activity, police said.
Police identified the women as Kelly Hayden, 29, and Rebecca Clancy, 30, both of East Falmouth.
Just before 6 pm, police called for backup to investigate the suspicious activity.
Officer Peter Ginnetty along with off-duty Truro Sargent Craig Danzinger initiated contact with the suspects. SCU members Barnstable Police Officer Scott Wright and Deputy Sheriff Kim Saladino arrived on location to assist. Saladino located a large amount of narcotics on Clancy and found approximately 20 grams of heroin, approximately 6 grams of cocaine, 50 oxycodone and suboxone pills in the suspects' possession, police said.
Police arrested Hayden and Clancy.
Clancy's charges: trafficking heroin 14-28 grams, Possession class B/cocaine with intent to distribute, Possession class B/oxycodone with intent to distribute, Possession class B/suboxone with intent to distribute, Conspiracy to violate the narcotics laws and Drug violation near school/park.
Hayden's charges: Conspiracy to violate the narcotics laws and Drug violation near school/ park.
"The Bell Tower Plaza is located in close proximity to the Stepping Stones day care center. This resulted in the drug violation near school/park. It carries an enhanced penalty if convicted. Hayden is the registered owner of the 2004 Jaguar sedan. The vehicle was towed back to the Barnstable Police Facility. It was used by Hayden to facilitate a narcotics transaction. SCU will attempt to seize her vehicle. The vehicle has an approximate value of $10,000," police said in the press release.
They were ordered held without bail following their arraignment in Barnstable District Court. Both have outstanding probation matters in Falmouth District Court for receiving stolen property over $250. Each was transported to Falmouth District Court to address those matters. Both were subsequently released after their appearance in Falmouth District Court for a future probation surrender date.