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Chicopee Colleen Contest and Coronation Ball slated for this Saturday

CHICOPEE - The 2017 Chicopee Colleen Contest and Coronation Ball will be held this Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Castle of Knights, 1599 Memorial Drive, Chicopee. The program beings at 6:30 p.m. The Colleen is crowned at approx. 9 p.m. (Note the change in times).

Twenty-two young women between the ages of 17 and 20 will be participating this year. They represent Chicopee High, Chicopee Comp, Pope Francis High, Springfield College and Elms College.

The objective for the evening is to narrow the field of 22 contestants down to five finalists.
All contestants are scored on accomplishments, personality, poise and appearance.

The Colleen and her Court will represent the city of Chicopee in the Holyoke St. Patrick's Day parade on March 19.

2017 marks the Parade Committee's 63rd year.
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**NARCOTICS RAID LEADS TO 5 ARRESTS**
Today, February 15th, at 5:30am, our narcotics officers, along with our Special Response Team, executed a search warrant at 50 Springfield St. This warrant was issued by the courts after a narcotics investigation led to a party living at this address dealing drugs. As a result of this raid, officers located over $3,000 in cash, various drug paraphernalia, scales, packaging used for various narcotics, including Heroin and 18-36 grams of cocaine. Also found in the apartment was handgun ammunition, as well as a bulletproof vest. Also, the target of the search warrant, JAMAAL DWYER, had a Fugitive from Justice Warrant from Pennsylvania, for Attempted Murder, in a shooting that happened last year. The following individuals were arrested, and charges are as follows:

JAMAAL DWYER, 27yoa

-Fugitive from Justice Warrant
-Trafficking in Cocaine
-Conspiracy to Violate Drug Laws
-Possession of Ammunition w/o an FID Card

ASHLEIGH THOMAS, 27yoa
ROCKYLANE LEWIS, 27yoa
TISHAWNA KIRKLAND 19yoa
AKEEM SHERRIFFE, 21yoa

-Trafficking in Cocaine
-Conspiracy to Violate Drug Laws
-Possession of Ammunition w/o an FID Card

All parties resided at 50 Springfield St, Chicopee MA 01013

The parties were processed at our HQ, and then transported over to court.

Great job by our officers in getting this junk off our streets.

Ofc Michael Wilk, Public Information Officer
Chicopee Police Department
mwilk@chicopeepolice.com

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