On Thursday, October 20, 2016, at approximately 5:00 p.m., Smithfield Police Detectives, arrested Sarah M. Palazzo, age 26, of 161 Grand Avenue, Cranston, charging her with Possession of Heroin with Intent to Deliver and Possession of Heroin.
Ms. Palazzo was being investigated by Smithfield Police Detectives over several months for distributing heroin in the Town of Smithfield. Based on this investigation, Detectives obtained a search warrant for Ms. Palazzo and her vehicle.
Ms. Palazzo was found to be in possession of nine individually packaged bags of heroin, weighing more than seven grams.
Ms. Palazzo was taken into custody without incident and transported to the Smithfield Police Station, where she was brought before Bail Commissioner George Lazieh. She was held without bail and will have a bail hearing in Kent County District Court on Monday, October 24th, 2016.