On Saturday, September 21st, 2013 at 2:16 A.M. Shrewsbury Police responded to 122 North Quinsigamond Ave., Apt #3 for a wellbeing check. Shrewsbury Police had received information of a female party from that address had received injuries as a result of an assault. Officer Jason Palmatier responded to the address to check on the condition of the victim. As a result of the investigation the Shrewsbury Police made entry and discovered a male subject who lived there. Officers also discovered in plain view a large amount of marijuana along with large amount of psilocybin mushrooms. Also observed was a psilocybin mushroom cultivation system. The apartment was secured once it was determined the victim was not in the apartment. As a result of the Officer’s discovery, Nicholas J. Perrone, #122 North Quinsigamond Ave., Shrewsbury, Ma.- 26 years old was arrested. A search warrant was attained by the Shrewsbury Police, Detective Brian Thibodeau and a further search discovered 3 handguns in the apartment along with other drug cultivation and distribution equipment.
Perrone was charged with:
1.) Poss. Class D Substance (Marijuana)
2.) Poss. Class C Substance (Psilocybin Mushrooms)
3.) Poss. Class C w/intent to Distribute
4.) Poss. Class C w/intent to Manufacture
5.) Poss. Class D w/intent to distribute
6.) Firearm use in Felony
7.) Firearm, Improperly Stored, Non-Large capacity (3 Cts.)
8.) Firearm Carry Without License (3 Cts.)
9.) Possession of Ammunition
10.) Witness Intimidate
Perrone was held at the Shrewsbury Police with a $10,040 Cash Bail until Monday morning where he was transported to Westboro District Court for arraignment. The female victim was later discovered and did not cooperate with the investigation.