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Woman charged with running crack delivery service from truck

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — With her four adult children watching, a Massachusetts woman has pleaded not guilty to running a crack cocaine delivery service from her pickup truck.

Sixty-year-old Donna McLeod entered the plea Tuesday on the trafficking cocaine charge at her arraignment in Springfield District Court. She was ordered held on $10,000 bail.

Prosecutors say police raided her apartment Monday and seized about 1.6 ounces of packaged crack cocaine. They also found $407 in cash, several cellphones and two bullets. Prosecutors say McLeod drove around the city making crack deliveries.

The Republican (http://bit.ly/1H19anD ) reports that McLeod’s lawyer asked for lower bail, saying her client isn’t a flight risk and cares for her disabled sister.

McLeod denied possessing ammunition without a license. Her lawyer says the bullets were keepsakes from a military funeral.

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Information from: The Springfield (Mass.) Republican, http://www.masslive.com/news/

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