RANDOLPH, MA (WBZ-AM) -- A member of Randolph's Town Council was arrested for drugs.
James Burgess was arrested by State Police at his home Tuesday and charged with possession of a gram meth-amphetamine on his nightstand according to prosecutors.
A second person, Scott Donaghue, was also arrested at the same address.
Burgess has been a member of the Town Council since it was created in 2010 and prior to that was a Randolph Selectman for 16 years.
Burgess had run for State Representative in 2016 and is a former employee of the Norfolk County Sheriff.
Burgess was arranged in Quincy District Court and was released on personal recognizance. However, Donaghue was ordered to be held on $6,000 bail for possession and intent to distribute drugs.
WBZ NewsRadio1030's Carl Stevens reports.