Easton, MA -- On Wednesday night Stephen King, 52, who has two addresses in Easton and one in Deltone, Florida, was charged with possession of cocaine, conspiracy to violate the drug laws, violation of the drug laws, and drug trafficking. Investigators seized about three pounds of cocaine and arrested him following a probe that spanned two counties. He was arrested Wednesday night in the parking lot at Shaw's supermarket on South Main Street in Sharon after an investigation by the Norfolk County Police Anti-Crime Task Force and the Northern Bristol County Drug Task Force.
Authorities had obtained a search warrant and seized the bulk of the drugs when they raided King's trailer in Easton and an Extra Space storage unite at 594 Turnpike Street, according to Deputy Police Chief Allen Krajcik. Additionally, police reported seizing $8,500. Police officers from Attleboro, Foxboro, Mansfield, Norton, Raynham, and Sharon helped in the case.