State Police report a trooper who stopped a speeder on I-93 in Randolph after a license check showed the South Boston man had two outstanding felony warrants found the man had more than 2 1/2 pounds of packaged cocaine in his SUV.
State Police recount what happened after the trooper pulled over the Suburban around 11:30 p.m. last Thursday:
When the Trooper approached the Suburban, he made contact with the driver. The Trooper confirmed the driver was the registered owner of the vehicle, BRENDAN NIEDZWIECKI, 30, of South Boston. NIEDZWIECKI was removed from the vehicle and placed into handcuffs. NIEDZWIECKI was secured in the back of the Trooper’s cruiser while the warrants were confirmed to be active.
Assisted by a second Trooper from the Milton Barracks, the Trooper called for a tow for the vehicle. Together, the Troopers conducted an inventory of the vehicle to annotate the items contained in the vehicle prior to the tow. In a backpack behind the driver’s seat, Troopers located two large plastic bags containing a combined 1,133 grams, or more than 2.5 pounds of cocaine.
Niedzwiecki was charged with trafficking in cocaine and held one the two warrants, one for two counts of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon causing serious bodily injury and one for mayhem, State Police say.