Two Police Depts. Charge City Man with Drug, Traffic Violations

A Haverhill man is facing drug dealing and motor vehicle charges in two communities after his arrest by Haverhill police on Wednesday.

Haverhill Police report 41-year-old Michael W. Saunders of Haverhill was arrested on a charge of possession of a class A substance with intent to distribute, shortly before noon, Wednesday, on Primrose Street at Rose Street. He was also taken into custody on two outstanding warrants.

One warrant from Haverhill Police charges Saunders with distribution of a class A substance, and conspiracy to violate drug laws. Another warrant, from Chelsea Police, charges him with operating a motor vehicle after license suspension, improper turn and a seat belt violation.