Police: Pair hid cocaine in baby formula container

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PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — A man and woman arrested on drug charges tried to hide some of their narcotics in a baby formula container, Pawtucket police reported Friday.

Police said they seized $6,500 worth of cocaine and marijuana Wednesday when they raided the Baldwin Street apartment of 26-year-old Lawrence Thompson and 25-year-old Ashley Barros.

Officers also seized approximately $3,000 in cash.

Along with cocaine and marijuana charges, police said Thompson and Barros were also charged with manufacturing or distributing drugs near a school and maintaining a common nuisance.

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